Wegovy

Wegovy

What is Wegovy

Wegovy is a brand name for semaglutide, a GLP-1 analogue used as a weight loss drug. It was manufactured by Novo Nordisk, it has recently been recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for those with body mass index (BMI) over 30kg/m2 and at least one weight-related health condition (e.g.high blood pressure or high cholesterol) due to your weight. Wegovy could be prescribed to people with type 2, diabetes or pre-diabetes as part of their weight management program within a specialist weight management service. 

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