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  • Drawing Up the Medication
    Remove the seal on the top of the vial and wipe with alcohol Remove the orange cap off the needle Hold the syringe like you hold a pen or a dart, inserting the needle into the middle of the rubber stopper perpendicular, so the needle does not bend. Together, turn the vial and syringe upside down. Make sure the tip of the needle is in the liquid. Pull the plunger down, past the dosage prescribed. Then, push up to the prescribed dosage, as this will remove all air bubbles. Once you have the correct amount of liquid, pull the entire syringe out of the vial.
  • How do I contact my medical provider at Sunshine Vitamins?
    If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please dial 911 or head to your nearest Emergency Room. Otherwise, please email us at and someone will be in touch with you within 24 hours.
  • What are the most common side-effects of Semaglutide and how to minimize them?
    While the GI side effects tend to lessen over time with longer use of Semaglutide, these are some effective recommendations people have used to treat side effects if they occur 1. Nausea/vomiting Eating smaller meals Avoiding high fat foods Avoiding sugary foods Staying upright after eating Smelling Peppermint or Ginger essential oils Drinking Ginger tea Taking Pepto-Bismol 2. Diarrhea Increasing soluble fiber: beans, oats, peas, apples, pears, carrots Taking bulk-forming agents: Imodium Fiber supplements: Benefiber, Metamucil 3. Constipation Drinking more water Increasing soluble fiber (as above) Increasing insoluble fiber: wheat, nuts, beans, cauliflower, green beans, potatoes, avocados Laxatives: Magnesium Citrate, Miralax Fiber supplements: Metamucil
  • What are absolute contraindications to Semaglutide therapy?
    Pregnancy or planning for pregnancy in the next 2 months Breastfeeding Personal or family history of Medullary Thyroid Cancer Personal of family history of MEN 2 syndrome DM1 diagnosis
  • How do I keep track of the Semaglutide injections and doses?
    Please use the following reference log to keep track of you doses and progress.
  • Subcutaneous Injection
    Pinch the injection site to create a firm surface. Insert the needle into the skin between the index finger and thumb at 90 degrees. Using a slow and constant pressure, push the plunger rod until it reaches the bottom. Gently pull the syringe out of the skin. Discard of the needle in a sharps container or empty detergent container
  • Quick Semaglutide Dose Reference Guide
    Please use the following Dose Reference Guide for dosage information.
  • How do I self-administer Semaglutide
    Please watch this VIDEO on self-administering Semaglutide Gather all the supplies: Alcohol swab, Insulin syringe, Semaglutide vial, band aid if needed Thoroughly wash your hands for 20 seconds and dry them Prepare the injection site by cleaning it for 15 seconds with alcohol swab in a circular motion Semaglutide is typically injected just under the skin (subcutaneously) in your abdomen, upper arm, or thigh. Avoid injecting the medication into the same spot every time — change your injection site with each dose. But injecting in the same body area (e.g., thigh) is OK as long as you’re rotating sites within the area each time.
  • What kind of diet and exercise modifications should I make while on Semaglutide therapy?
    Eat a fibrous diet. Focus on fruits and vegetables that are high in fiber Eat small high protein meals as digestion is slowed down while on this medication Avoid foods high in fat as they take longer to digest Limit alcohol intake as this medication can lower blood pressure Drink at least 32oz of water a day to avoid constipation Try to perform 150 min of moderate exercise per week
  • What happens if I miss a dose?
    If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose.
  • What if after undergoing the Telemedical doctor visit I find out that I am not eligible for the Semaglutide therapy?
    If you paid for the combination of Telemedical Doctor Visit and one- or three- months supply of Semaglutide and we find out that you are not eligible for Semaglutide therapy, you will receive a full refund for the medication price.
  • Can I undergo Telemedical doctor visit without obtaining Semaglutide?
    Yes, you can choose to undergo a telemedical doctors consultation regarding Semaglutide therapy without having a prescription of the medication filled.
  • How do I store Semaglutide?
    Keep Semaglutide injections out of reach of children. Semaglutide will be dispensed by the pharmacy as a refrigerated product. Once you receive it, store in the refrigerator in-between doses. Dispose of needles in a sharps containers available at your retail pharmacy. If not assessable, place needles in a hard, closed container, such as a sealable detergent bottle Always check your medication to ensure it is clear and colorless. Discard and contact your pharmacy if the liquid is cloudy, discolored, or contain particles.
  • Why is my Semaglutide red?
    Cyanocabalamin, which is B12, is added to the preparation of the Semaglutide to decrease the nausea side effects.
  • What Semaglutide prescribing options do I have?
    You can purchase either a one-month or a three- months supply of Semaglutide in combination with a virtual Doctors visit appointment. If after your month or three months treatment, you feel you want to continue with Semaglutide therapy, please book an Established patent 3 month supply appointment. Please note that you should schedule your follow up appointment well in advance of you running out of the medication due to high demand for the appointments as well as delays at the compounding pharmacies in processing these high-demand prescriptions.
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