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Wegovy (semaglutide) prescription available online today

Our doctors are here to help. If you are obese or overweight and want help on your weight management journey, Wegovy can help. Get a new prescription or refill of Wegovy (semaglutide injection 2.4 mg) by paying $15 per month for unlimited access to new and existing prescriptions.

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  • No insurance needed

  • Same-day prescriptions available*

*prescriptions provided at doctor’s discretion

We accept most major insurances. Some of the plans include:

  • United Healthcare
  • Humana
  • Aetna

3 simple steps to request your Wegovy prescription online today

  • Book a Wegovy prescription request appointment.

    Step 1

    Book a Wegovy prescription request appointment.

    Book a same day appointment from anywhere.

  • Talk to your medical provider regarding your Wegovy prescription.

    Step 2

    Talk to your medical provider regarding your Wegovy prescription.

    Visit with a doctor on your smartphone or computer.

  • Pick up Wegovy prescription.

    Step 3

    Pick up Wegovy prescription.

    We can send prescriptions to any local pharmacy or by mail.

  • Book a Wegovy prescription request appointment.

    Step 1

    Book a Wegovy prescription request appointment.

    Book a same day appointment from anywhere.

  • Talk to your medical provider regarding your Wegovy prescription.

    Step 2

    Talk to your medical provider regarding your Wegovy prescription.

    Visit with a doctor on your smartphone or computer.

  • Pick up Wegovy prescription.

    Step 3

    Pick up Wegovy prescription.

    We can send prescriptions to any local pharmacy or by mail.

Wegovy prescription pricing details

How pricing works

To get a new or refill on your Wegovy prescription, join our monthly membership and get discounted visits.

Insured

Membership

$14.99/month

Free for your first month, $14.99/month after

Insurance

Copay

For all visits

Membership

  • Same day appointments with your doctor
  • In-app messaging with your dedicated online care team
  • Up to 80% off on Rx and discounted $15 basic labs
  • Add family to your membership completely free

Free your first month

$14.99/month after

Cancel anytime

With Insurance

Copay for all visits

  • We take major insurance providers like:
    • Humana
    • Aetna
    • United Healthcare

    ... and many more!

Uninsured

Membership

$14.99/month

Free for your first month, $14.99/month after

Out-of-pocket

$129

First visit - $69 all future visits

Membership

  • Same day appointments with your doctor
  • In-app messaging with your dedicated online care team
  • Up to 80% off on Rx and discounted $15 basic labs
  • Add family to your membership free

Free your first month

$14.99/month after

Cancel anytime

Without Insurance

$129 your first visit; $69 all future visits

About Wegovy (semaglutide injection 2.4 mg)

Wegovy is a medication for chronic weight management used in conjunction with diet and exercise. When used in conjunction with lifestyle changes, this weight loss drug can be effective in helping patients lose excess weight. It comes in the form of a semaglutide injection 2.4 mg. It is manufactured by the Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk. 

 

Wegovy is an under-the-skin, self-administered injectable prescription medicine for chronic weight management, used in addition to a reduced-calorie diet and increased exercise. It is for patients with either:

 

  • A body mass index (BMI) of 30 kg/m2 or greater
  • A BMI of 27 kg/m2 or greater with at least one weight-related ailment such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, or others.

Wegovy uses

Wegovy is FDA approved for weight loss in obese or overweight patients who also have another weight related condition such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or others.

Weight loss

Obesity is a chronic health issue that requires long-term management and is associated with severe health complications, including heart disease, diabetes, sleep apnea, asthma, hormonal concerns for women such as PCOS, arthritis, and certain types of cancer. Losing five to ten percent of body weight can bring impactful health benefits, such as:

  • Reduced risk of cardiovascular disease

  • Improved energy

  • Improved blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol levels


  • On June 4, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Wegovy for adults who suffer from obesity or are overweight. This is the first drug for chronic weight management that has been approved since 2014.
    In combination with a reduced calorie meal plan and increased physical activity, Wegovy can be extremely effective in helping patients lose weight.

    Wegovy side effects

    Like all drugs, Wegovy has some side effects. The most common side effects of patients who took Wegovy were:

    Nausea

    Diarrhea

    Vomiting

    Constipation

    Abdominal pain

    Headache

    Fatigue

    If you experience any severe side effects such as serious allergic reactions, a severe rash, rapid heartbeat, or severe pain, seek emergency medical help immediately.

    How to take Wegovy

    Wegovy is available in the form of a single-dose, pre-filled pen that you inject into your skin. Once a week, on the same day, you inject yourself with the Wegovy pen. You can do it at any time of day, as long as it is the same day each week. You can inject Wegovy with or without meals. 

     

    Wegovy for weight loss is designed to gradually increase dosage over time to minimize side effects. It is recommended to stay at each Wegovy dose for a minimum of four weeks. Your doctor will walk you through this process, and be there for you each step of the way. It is important to keep in contact with your doctor if you increase your dosage to make sure you have no adverse side effects. 

     

    There are multiple pens that contain different amounts; 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 1.7 mg, or 2.4 mg of semaglutide. The standard dosing schedule is:

     

    • Month 1: 0.25 mg once a week
    • Month 2: 0.5 mg once a week
    • Month 3: 1 mg once a week
    • Month 4: 1.7 mg once a week
    • Month 5 and beyond: 2.4 mg once a week

     

    After you increase to 2.4 mg, you have completed the escalation process, and will continue to just use the 2.4 mg semaglutide for as long as you take the drug. 

     

    It is also important to know that for some patients, a dose increase may not be necessary as some individuals can have a good weight loss response to even low doses of medication.

     

    What to avoid while taking Wegovy

    Although Wegovy for weight loss has been proven to be safe, effective, and was approved by the FDA, there are still things that are unknown, such as drug interactions. There have not been clinical trials testing Wegovy in combination with: 

     

    • Insulin
    • Prescription drugs
    • Over-the-counter drugs
    • Other products intended for weight loss
    • Herbal weight loss products or other supplements

     

    With Wegovy, there may be an increased risk for low blood sugar, especially when taken in combination with any of the above.

     

    Because drug and insulin interactions with Wegovy have not yet been studied, it is vital to talk to your weight loss doctor. You must disclose any personal or family history of medical conditions as well as all the medicines you take, including anything else you take such as daily vitamins or herbal supplements, as they could have an effect on the efficacy or even safety of Wegovy.

    Alternative medications to Wegovy

    As Wegovy is prescribed for weight loss, the following are some other weight loss drugs with similar effects.

    Wegovy prescription FAQs

    • How much does Wegovy cost?

      Wegovy is quite expensive, ranging in price at different pharmacies from $1300-1500.  Unfortunately, there is no generic lower-cost version. However, it could be covered by your insurance, depending on your plan.

    • How much does Wegovy cost with insurance?

      Insurance coverage for Wegovy is variable. Some private insurance plans, as well as some Medicaid programs, cover obesity drugs; however, Medicare does not. Some public insurance providers view weight loss treatments as lifestyle medications, which they are less likely to cover.

    • Is Wegovy for weight loss effective?

      Yes, Wegovy is effective for weight loss; people taking it lost an average of 15% of their body weight.

      In clinical studies, there were four separate 68-week trials in clinical studies that were randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled. In the trials, over 2,600 patients received Wegovy while 1,500 received a placebo.

      Over the 68 weeks, an average of 15% of body weight was lost, which equates on average to around 34 pounds for these patients treated with Wegovy. Typically, the weight loss was steady for 16 months before hitting a plateau. Wegovy is highly effective, especially when compared to the placebo group, which on average lost 2.5% of body weight, or about six pounds.

    • Is Wegovy available now?

      Although there were supply shortages, Wegovy supply is expected to increase in the second half of 2022. To consult with a doctor about Wegovy and other weight loss treatment options, book an appointment with one of our board-certified doctors.

    • How much weight can you lose with Wegovy?

      Over the 68 week clinical trial, patients treated with Wegovy lost an average of 15% body weight. The weight loss medication is most effective when used in combination with a reduced calorie meal diet and increased physical activity.

    • How long do you take Wegovy for weight loss?

      Patients taking Wegovy to lose weight saw significant weight loss, an average of 15% of body weight, after 1 year. Wegovy is FDA approved for long term, or chronic weight management.

    • How does Wegovy help you lose weight?

      Wegovy helps with losing weight by targeting areas of the brain that regulate appetite and food intake. In this way, Wegovy can help you lose weight by helping you stick to a reduced calorie diet, resulting in weight loss over the long term.

    • What is the difference between Ozempic and Wegovy?

      Although Wegovy is similar to other semaglutide containing products, such as Ozempic, the main differences between Wegovy and Ozempic are their intended consumer and the slight differences in dosing. Wegovy was created for and can be used by anyone who is overweight and has health concerns, while Ozempic is FDA-approved for patients with type 2 diabetes.
      That being said, they have a lot in common. Novo Nordisk manufactures them both, and they have the same active ingredient semaglutide. However, the amount of semaglutide differs between the two, with Wegovy’s final amount of semaglutide being 2.4mg, and Ozempic having four dosing options, 0.25 mg, 0.5mg, 1mg, and 2 mg.

      Summary of Wegovy vs. Ozempic:

      Wegovy Ozempic
      Intended consumer People with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 kg/m2 or greater or BMI of 27 kg/m2 or greater with at least one weight-related ailment People with type 2 diabetes
      Average weight loss 15% 5-10%
      Amount of semaglutide 0.25mg, 0.5 mg,  1.7 mg, or  2.4mg 0.25, 0.5, 1mg, or 2 mg
      How to administer single-dose, pre-filled,  under-the-skin auto-injection pen single-dose, pre-filled,  under-the-skin injection pen
      Prescription drugs yes yes
      Can you get it online with PlushCare (if you qualify)? yes yes

       

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