Welcome to Butterfly Aesthetics, Staten Island’s trusted sanctuary for beauty and wellness. As part of our commitment to leading-edge treatments, we’re thrilled to introduce Semaglutide, an innovative medication that has been making waves in the world of health and wellness.

Educational Material for Semaglutide

  1. Semaglutide is a GLP-1 receptor agonist used to manage type 2 diabetes and promote weight loss.
  2. It mimics the action of the hormone GLP-1 to help regulate blood sugar levels.
  3. The medication is administered through a once-weekly subcutaneous injection.
  4. Semaglutide stimulates insulin secretion and reduces glucagon production, helping lower blood sugar levels.
  5. It also delays stomach emptying, leading to increased feelings of fullness and reduced appetite.
  6. In addition to glycemic control, Semaglutide has demonstrated effectiveness in promoting weight loss.
  7. Your healthcare provider will provide specific dosing instructions and proper injection techniques.
  8. Common side effects may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation, which tend to improve with time.
  9. Serious side effects like pancreatitis and kidney problems are rare but should be reported promptly to a healthcare professional.
  10. Semaglutide may interact with other medications, so inform your doctor about your complete medication list.
  11. Regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is essential to ensure optimal glucose control while using Semaglutide.
  12. It is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and a balanced diet alongside Semaglutide treatment.
  13. Semaglutide is contraindicated in individuals with a history of medullary thyroid carcinoma or multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2.
  14. Prior to starting Semaglutide, inform your healthcare providers about any allergies or underlying medical conditions.
  15. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is close to the time for your next scheduled dose. Always consult your healthcare provider for personalized guidance and to address any concerns or questions about Semaglutide.