THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE CONSIDERING SEMAGLUTIDE
Potential side effects to be aware of? Gastrointestinal (GI) side effects tend to happen most frequently when using this medication — the most common being nausea, constipation, and vomiting. You may experience these effects more strongly when your provider raises your dose.
Additional common side effects can include:
- Stomach pain
How do I deal with nausea or constipation?
- small, frequent meals
- lower the amount of alcohol you consume
- low fat meals
- bland diet-bananas, rice, toast
- Ginger, Unisom, Vitamin B6 for nausea