Injections for weight-loss have become extremely popular for many who seek immediate weight loss results. Many have experienced success in these weight-loss drugs and injections. They are seen as an effective strategy in the short-term. Research is still ongoing to determine the long-term success, as well as potential side effects of these medications.

Many people have used unregulated versions of weight-loss found at compounding pharmacies. Compound pharmacies create these medications for very particular medical conditions and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), says that compounded drugs are not FDA-approved. Instead of using these compound drugs that have not been verified for safety or effectiveness, participating in a medical weight loss program that is supervised by a doctor that includes weight-loss injectables like Ozempic and Wegovy can be an effective approach to weight loss.

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Compounded Injectables for Weight Loss

According to the FDA, off-brand versions of these weight loss injections can be unsafe. Many patients have reported “adverse events” to the FDA after using compounded semaglutide. The FDA reports that compounding pharmacies may be selling other formulations of Semaglutide, the active ingredient in Ozempic and Wegovy. Semaglutide is a synthetic version of a hormone known as GLP-1, which the body releases into the intestines after food consumption. The hormone leads to appetite reduction and slows down stomach emptying, which may contribute to feeling full.

The FDA says if an approved drug is available, people should not use a compounded drug.

Why Choose Doctor-Supervised Weight Loss?

Choosing injectables for weight loss through a medical weight loss program that is doctor supervised offers many advantages that outweigh potential risks. 

The Medical Weight Loss program with Roller Weight Loss offers multiple solutions for weight loss.Our team provides you with a plan tailored to your needs. 

When you choose to work with our team for your weight loss, we are there to help you every step of the way. You will have the professional expertise and guidance of our providers at all times. 

No matter how much weight you need to lose, Roller Weight Loss has an option for you. 

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The Roller Weight Loss Difference

Roller Weight Loss and Advanced Surgery is proud to be the most advanced and experienced bariatric surgical group in the region. Roller Weight Loss and Advanced Surgery specialize in the Modified Duodenal Switch (ModDS), a less invasive version of the traditional duodenal switch (DS). It’s considered the most effective surgery against diabetes.  

We have performed individualized weight loss surgeries for patients from 47 out of 50 states, with patients traveling from all over the United States to change their lives for the better. 

We look forward to helping you on your weight loss journey! 


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