Tirzepatide is an anti-diabetic medication sold under the brand name Mounjaro. Tirzepatide has
been FDA approved since 2022 to treat Type II diabetes but is now widely being used to help
decrease and manage weight.
How does Trizepatide work?
Tirzepatide (Mounjaro) is a combination of two peptide analogs, glucagon like peptide 1 (GLP-1)
and glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) which lead to improved blood sugar
control and reduces appetite. The combination of these two actions leads to weight loss in
How much weight can I expect to lose on Trizepatide?
In obese patients, Tirzepatide (Mounjaro) has been shown to lose up to 25% body weight as
compared with up to 15% weight loss with semaglutide (Ozempic).
How long will it take to see results from Trizepatide?
Some people notice weight loss immediately starting on the drug, others notice it when they
reach the medium and higher doses.
What are the side effects of Trizepatide?
The most common side effect of Tirzepatide (Mounjaro) is nausea and tends to happen more at
the higher doses of the drug. For most people taking Tirzepatide the side effects are mild and
do not prevent them from completing their course of treatment. Other less common side
effects include vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, and abdominal discomfort.
Is Trizepatide safe?
Tirzepatide (Mounjaro) is very safe. In research studies there is no different in serious adverse
events between people taking Tirzepatide versus placebo. Fewer than 1% adverse events have
been reported in patients taking this drug.
How do I inject myself with Trizepatide?
It’s very easy! We will provide you with a self-injection guide which walks you through the
Can someone at your clinic do the injection for me?
Yes! It will incur an additional $25 charge for each injection, but we are more than happy to
support you in this way.
What is the cost of Mounjaro?
The cost for a course of the generic drug is $3,000 and lasts most people 3 months at the
standard dosing, but for those who stay on lower dosing may last longer.
I want to start the treatment, what is the next step?
Great! The next step is to set up a free 15-min conversation with one of our doctors to answer
all your questions and make sure that Tirzepatide is right for you. Click here to schedule or call
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