Can I drink while taking Ozempic?

Category: Medication

We advisable to reduce alcohol consumption when taking medication to gauge how it affects your individual response. This is particularly important due to the high calorie content of alcoholic drinks, which can impede weight loss and the increased risk of experiencing nausea, vomiting, and dehydration, common side effects of medication. Ozempic delays gastric emptying and promotes reduced food intake, it is especially important to limit alcohol intake. This is because excessive alcohol consumption can slow down the normal movements of your stomach, increasing the likelihood of experiencing side effects such as nausea and vomiting. As such, we recommend limiting your alcohol consumption.

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