Consult with your PCP prior to Temple’s consult and receive baseline fasting metabolic blood panel results.
Your nurse will develop a personalized treatment plan, including dosing, dietary guidance, exercise recommendations, and follow-up schedules. Your recommended dose will be injected under the skin once a week. We recommend injecting it on the same day of the week every week.
Weekly appointments will be scheduled to monitor patient progress, adjust treatment as needed, and address any concerns.
Your nurse will track weight loss progress by recording weekly weigh-ins, vital signs, and any potential adverse effects during follow-up visits.
This medication is most effective when used as part of a comprehensive weight management plan.
Your nurse will provide nutritional counseling and guidance to support healthy eating habits. This includes portion control, foods high in fiber/protein, avoiding high fat foods as they take longer to digest, limit alcohol intake and increase water intake to avoid constipation.
Patients generally begin to see results within 4 weeks.
It may take up to three months before you see significant effects on your initial body weight and waistline.