Tirzepatide in Arcadia, CA, serving Los Angeles, CA

What is Tirzepatide?

Tirzepatide is a diabetes medication, marketed under the brand name Mounjaro.

How Tirzepatide Works

Tirzepatide works by mimicking the effects of both the GLP-1 hormone and the GIP hormone, which gives it additional properties to aid in weight loss. Like Semaglutide, Tirzepatide works by releasing more insulin and suppressing appetite.

What to Expect During Tirzepatide Treatment

Tirzepatide treatment consists of a once-per-week injection, which you administer yourself at home. Your weight loss doctor will also recommend a customized diet and exercise program to obtain the optimum benefits from your treatment.

Results You Can Expect from Tirzepatide Treatment

Tirzepatide treatment can help you lose up to 15% to 20% of your body weight or more. You will look slimmer and feel healthier with Tirzepatide treatment.

Who Is a Candidate for Tirzepatide Treatment?

Tirzepatide is an excellent weight loss solution if you have:

  • A BMI of 30 or above
  • A BMI of 27, with at least one weight-related condition, including diabetes, high blood pressure, or high cholesterol

You should also be committed to eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly, to maintain your results.

Cost of Tirzepatide Treatment

The cost of Tirzepatide treatment depends on the customized dosage of Tirzepatide and the number of weeks of treatment:

  • Tirzepatide 2.5mg x 4 weeks 500 dollars
  • Tirzepatide 5mg x 4 weeks 700 dollars
  • Tirzepatide 7.5mg x 4 weeks 900 dollars
  • Tirzepatide 10mg x 4 weeks 1,100 dollars

Side Effects of Tirzepatide Treatment

Common side effects of Tirzepatide include:

  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Headaches and fatigue
  • Low blood sugar
  • Abdominal discomfort

More serious side effects may include:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Vision problems
  • Pancreatitis
  • Kidney issues
  • Gallbladder problems

Questions To Ask Your Weight Loss Doctor

Before beginning Tirzepatide treatment, you should ask your weight loss doctor:

  • Is Tirzepatide safe for me?
  • How much weight can I lose with Tirzepatide?
  • Are there better alternatives to Tirzepatide?
  • How many of your patients are satisfied with Tirzepatide treatment?
  • Are there any reasons why I shouldn’t try Tirzepatide?

Want to Know More about Tirzepatide?

To learn more about Tirzepatide, skinny shots, and other weight loss injections, including GLP-1 and Semaglutide, and how they can help you lose weight, call Dr. Donald Portocarrero at Gastrointestinal & Non-Surgical Weight Loss Solutions in Arcadia, CA, serving residents of Arcadia and Los Angeles, CA. You can reach him in the office by calling (626) 461-5408, so call today.

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