Ozempic Side Effects

July 7, 2023

The impressive weight loss potential of Ozempic (semaglutide) comes with the possibility of side effects, generally involving the digestive system. Fortunately, most side effects of Ozempic are mild and subside over time as your body gets used to the medication.

The most common Ozempic side effects include:

  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Acid reflux (rising stomach acid)
  • Flatulence (gas)
  • Burping

Other less common side effects include:

  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
    • Dizziness
    • Blurred vision
    • Unusual hunger
    • Pale skin
    • Clumsiness or shakiness
    • Chills or sweating
  • Pancreatitis
    • Abdominal pain that might include the back
    • Fever
    • Bloating
    • Nausea and vomiting
  • Allergic reaction
    • Rash or redness
    • Itching
    • Swelling of the eyelids, lips, hands, or feet
    • Swollen throat or difficulty breathing

If you experience any side effects of Ozempic, report them to your medical provider before it is time for your next dose.

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