The ReStart Shot (Semaglutide) was FDA approved in June 2021 for the treatment of obesity and co-morbidities associated with obesity, such as Type 2 Diabetes, sleep apnea, and hypertension. The ReStart shot is an injectable prescription medicine used for adults who want to lose weight and also have weight-related medical problems to help them lose weight and keep the weight off.

The ReStart Shot is a once weekly injection into the subcutaneous tissue of the abdomen, back of arm, or lateral thigh. We use a compounding pharmacy in which the medication comes in a vial. Our board certified nurse practitioner will walk you through dosing and injections. If you aren’t comfortable doing it at home, we can see you every week at the clinic to give the injection. The most common side effects include: nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, constipation.

20 weeks (5 months) is the length of time where maximum results were seen. There are no contraindications to taking it longer than that. Plainly said, take it until you reach your goal! You will have the best results if you incorporate our recommended lifestyle and diet changes, as prescribed to you by our nurse practitioner.

The ReStart Shot is effective and safe across a wide spectrum of patients with obesity who might be prescribed this drug, whether you are older or younger, higher BMI or lower, and regardless of race/ethnicity. The only strict contraindications are those with a History of Thyroid Cancer/Tumors, those with a history of pancreatitis or those with a history of cholelithiasis (Gall Stones).

Patients in Coralville, IA, and the surrounding communities have achieved long-desired transformations with the guidance of The ReCenter. Owner Amara Andrews and her incredible team of aestheticians and nurses are passionate about sharing their knowledge and expertise with as many people as possible. For transformations that improve your confidence and well-being, schedule a consultation with The ReCenter.

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