Metformin for Weight Loss
How Metformin Works
Metformin is a medication primarily prescribed to manage type 2 diabetes. It works by reducing the liver's glucose production and enhancing the sensitivity of muscle cells to insulin. This action helps lower blood sugar levels and improves the body's response to insulin. In addition to its blood sugar-lowering effects, Metformin has been found to promote weight loss in some individuals.
Benefits of Metformin for Weight Loss
While not specifically a weight loss medication, Metformin may help some individuals lose weight due to its insulin-sensitizing effects. Benefits include:
- Increased insulin sensitivity
- Reduced appetite
- Lower blood sugar levels
Safety and Side Effects
Metformin is generally considered safe when taken as prescribed. However, it can cause some side effects, including:
- Gastrointestinal symptoms
- Lactic acidosis (rare)
- Decreased absorption of vitamin B12
Consult your healthcare provider before starting Metformin for weight loss to ensure it is appropriate for your specific needs.
Combining Metformin with Peptides for Weight Loss
Combining Metformin with specific peptides such as semaglutide and tirzepatide may offer enhanced weight loss benefits for some individuals. These peptides work through different mechanisms, complementing Metformin's action, and offering synergistic effects.
Semaglutide and Tirzepatide: Benefits of Combination with Metformin
- Enhanced blood sugar control
- Increased weight loss
- Improved metabolic health
When considering combining Metformin with peptides like semaglutide or tirzepatide, it is essential to consult with your healthcare provider. They will carefully evaluate your medical history, current health status, and potential risks to determine the most suitable and safe treatment plan for you.
More about Metformin »
- Medical weight loss management
- Scripts for Metformin
Price: $299 (4 weeks)
(when purchased with this package and approved by medical provider)
- Skinny Shot (Lipotropic Injection) : $100 *(4 weekly injections)
- B12 Injections: $50 *(up to 4 weekly injections)
- Hormone Replacement Therapy Testosterone Medication: $200 *(4 weekly injections)
- Semaglutide: $200 *(4 weekly injections)
- Tirzepatide: $400 *(4 weekly injections)
- Body Wraps (Coming Soon): $125 each
* Includes medications
*Medical weight loss management includes Weight Loss prescriptions as recommended by medical provider.
One or more of the following prescriptions may be added by your provider for this package:
- Orlistat (Brand: Xenical, Alli)
- Phentermine/phentermine-topiramate (Brand: Qsymia)
- naltrexone-bupropion (Brand: Contrave)
- Hormone Replacement Therapy prescriptions (as recommended by medical provider)