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Weight Loss with Wegovy

You may have attempted to lose weight and keep it off many times in the past. The ups and downs can certainly be difficult, but you may finally be able to lose weight and keep it off with the help of Wegovy.

How much weight have people lost with Wegovy?
 

 

In a 68-week medical study of 1,961 adults living with obesity or excess weight with a related medical problema:

 

adults lost

on average

 

On average lost  ~35 LBS

(or ~15% body weight)

while taking Wegovy

In a 68-week medical study of 1,961 adults living with obesity or excess weight with a related medical problema:

  • People taking placebo lost an average of 6 lbs (or ~2.5% body weight)
  • The average starting weight for both groups was ~232 lbs

 

In the same study, in addition to a reduced-calorie meal plan and increased physical activity, people taking Wegovy lost more weight vs placebo
5%, 10%, 15% or more weight loss

aResults are from a 68-week medical study of adults with obesity (BMI ≥30) and adults who were excess weight (BMI ≥27) who also had weight-related medical problems including high blood pressure or high cholesterol. People with type 2 diabetes were excluded. Both groups were instructed to take the medicine along with a reduced-calorie meal plan and increased physical activity. 7% of people taking Wegovy (92 people) left the medical study due to side effects, compared to 3.1% of people taking placebo (20 people).

Could losing weight with Wegovy impact weight-related conditions?

While not approved to treat these conditions, adults taking Wegovy experienced improvements ina:

Blood pressure icon     Blood pressure
Cholesterol icon     Cholesterol
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Blood sugar

Some people taking Wegovy also experienced an increase in resting heart rate.

 

Talk to your health care provider about how you could see benefits beyond the scale with Wegovy

  

People who kept taking Wegovy continued to lose weightb

 

In a separate 68-week medical study, everyone started on Wegovy and were instructed to reduce calories and increase physical activity throughout the length of the study.

 

After 20 weeks, some people continued to take Wegovy, while others switched to placebo. From weeks 20 to 68, people taking Wegovy continued to lose weight. People taking placebo gained weight.

A closer look at weight loss in a 68-week study:

68-week study graph

 

bThis medical study included 902 adults with obesity (BMI ≥30) or excess weight (BMI ≥27) with at least one weight-related condition. People with type 2 diabetes were excluded. In the first 20 weeks, everyone started taking Wegovy and 803 people were able to reach the full dose. 5.8% of people taking Wegovy discontinued after week 20, compared to 11.6% for placebo.

 

Still have questions?

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The free WeGoTogether personalized support program features:

 

  • Phone calls with a dedicated WeGoTogether Coach

 

  • Inspirational and educational emails and texts from your WeGoTogether Coach

 

  • Skill-building activities and an online portal to check your progress
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