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Possible Side Effects of Ozempic® (semaglutide) Injection

Common side effects

There are possible side effects when taking Ozempic®.

The most common side effects of Ozempic® may include:



Stomach (abdominal) pain



With any medicine, it’s very important to talk to your health care professional about side effects. Talk to yours about any side effect that bothers you or doesn't go away.

If you experience nausea, here are some general nausea tips that you might find helpful:

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Eat bland, low-fat foods, like crackers, toast, and rice

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Eat foods that contain water, like soups and gelatin

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Avoid fried, greasy, or sweet foods

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Avoid lying down after you eat

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Go outdoors for fresh air

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Eat more slowly

Drink with ice

Drink clear or ice-cold drinks

For a complete list of possible side effects of Ozempic®, see Prescribing Information and Medication Guide and the Important Safety Information below. For medical advice about side effects, talk with your health care professional. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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This discussion guide can help get your conversation about Ozempic® off to a great start.

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Questions for your follow-up visit

If you're already taking Ozempic®, this discussion guide can help you get the most out of your next visit with your health care professional.

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