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Semaglutide Injections Weight Loss Clinic Wilkes-Barre, PA

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Includes Doctor Visit & Medication

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Improve Health

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Lose Weight

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Suppress Appetite

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Improve Health

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Lose Weight

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Weight


Our Medical Weight Loss Program in Wilkes-Barre, PA

If you want to lose weight and improve your health, the Sanctuary Wellness Institute can help.

Participants in our medical weight loss program use compounded semaglutide and tirzepatide injections, which suppress appetite and cravings to facilitate weight loss. The vast majority of people who receive these injections lose significant amounts of weight over a period of months.

Tirzepatide is the active ingredient in weight loss medications such as Mounjaro and Zepbound, whereas Ozempic and Wegovy contain semaglutide. The FDA has approved both of these medications, as well as the compounding pharmacy with whom we work.

Our program also includes ongoing physician supervision and care team support.

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What's Included

Medical Weight Loss for Long-Term Success

Telehealth

Telehealth Doctor’s Visits

Attend online appointments with your doctor every month so they can track your progress and offer support as you lose weight.

Weight Loss

Weight Loss Medication Shipped to Your Residence

You’ll be able to administer your own medication because it’ll be delivered directly to your residence.

Care Support

Ongoing Support from Our Care Team

Throughout your weight loss journey, you’ll always be able to reach out to our care staff via phone or online message.

Our Medical Weight Loss Doctors

Dr. Heather Moday, MD Medical Weight Loss Doctors

Dr. Heather Moday, MD

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Dr. Kalpana Sundar, DO Medical Weight Loss Doctors

Dr. Kalpana Sundar, DO

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Dr. Ketan Desai, MD Medical Weight Loss Doctors

Dr. Ketan Desai, MD

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Compounded semaglutide

What is Compounded Semaglutide?

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Compounded semaglutide is semaglutide that has been prescribed to a particular patient and produced in a compounding facility approved by the FDA or a state pharmacy board. Ingredients for compounding pharmacies must come from suppliers who have received FDA approval. Additionally, these pharmaceuticals always undergo potency, sterility, and purity testing.

Compounding pharmaceuticals is legal, but since such drugs are not made in large enough quantities for general use, FDA pre-market approval is not necessary. Rather, compounded drugs are made in response to specific demands made by healthcare professionals. As a result, these prescriptions may involve different dosages and delivery systems than name-brand drugs.

The Process

Step one: book an appointment

Book a Visit with Our Doctor for an Initial FREE Consultation

Book a free initial evaluation with our doctor and fill out a simple online medical form telling them about your health and weight loss goals.

Step two: Meeting with our medical weight loss doctor

Meet with Your Doctor

During your online consultation, the doctor will go over your medical history and weight loss objectives. If you both agree that our GLP-1 prescription program is a good fit, we will send a blood work order to the lab of your choice.

Step three: Receive Your Medicine at Home

Receive Medicine at Your Home

Receive your medication in the mail straight from the pharmacy and scheule an appointment with your doctor for instructions to self administer. There is no additional fee for this appointment.

Hear from Our Clients

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It was a great and fast appointment and Dr. Moday ensured to answer all my questions and concerns.

Craig S.

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I have had a great experience with Dr. Moday and would highly recommend! I especially love the convenience of teledoc for follow-up appointments.

Dora K.

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Place is wonderful! Jenni at the front desk is absolutely awesome! Very informative and well educated… Dr. Sundar has helped me greatly! She’s the lady to see!!!️

Rich R.

About Semaglutide Injections

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Semaglutide is a GLP-1 agonist. Such medications imitate the appetite-suppressing and digestion-delaying effects of the GLP-1 hormone.

As the primary component of Wegovy* and Ozempic*, semaglutide has undergone extensive safety and efficacy testing and secured FDA approval. In comparison to other weight-loss drugs, it also boasts a greater success rate.

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How Semaglutide Shots Work

Semaglutide is injected subcutaneously once per week. As a result of the medication retarding gastric emptying and digestion,users consume fewer calories.

Furthermore, semaglutide affects the part of the brain responsible for cravings and hunger, empowering users to exercise better control over the size and frequency of their meals.

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Compounded Semaglutide

WEEKLY INJECTIONS

As the primary pharmacological component of Wegovy* and Ozempic*, semaglutide fosters weight loss when taken in conjunction with a balanced diet and frequent exercise. The Sanctuary Wellness Institute offers prescriptions for compounded semaglutide.

YOUR CLINICIAN WILL MAKE A TREATMENT DECISION BASED ON YOUR MEDICAL HISTORY AND OVERALL HEALTH AFTER THE COMPLETION OF A TELEHEALTH CONSULTATION.

COMPOUNDED SEMAGLUTIDE DOSING PLAN

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Frequently Asked Questions

Medical weight loss is a comprehensive, doctor-supervised strategy for reaching and sustaining a healthy weight. It entails a personalized program that can consist of dietary adjustments, physical activity, behavioral modification, and, if appropriate, the administration of prescription drugs like semaglutide.

Patients who receive this treatment not only lose weight, but also learn how to keep it off.

Numerous patients who have taken part in medical weight loss programs have found success. These programs help people lose weight through tried-and-true methods that go beyond mere diet and exercise.

Your virtual consultation will be similar to a typical doctor’s appointment. More specifically, the physician will look over your medical background, assess your suitability for semaglutide, and, if necessary, work with you to establish realistic weight loss objectives.

A number of variables, such as your location, the dosage, and whether your insurance covers the medication can affect the cost of semaglutide injections. That said, if you don't have insurance, you should expect to spend about $800 to $1,000 a month.

Semaglutide injections are covered by certain Medicare programs and health insurance plans (at least in part). In addition, Novo Nordisk provides a patient assistance program for individuals who are struggling financially.

The Sanctuary Wellness Institute’s weight loss clinic Wilkes-Barre, PA prescribes semaglutide through telemedicine. In order to allow our patients to administer their medication themselves, we deliver these prescriptions directly to their homes.

Choosing the Sanctuary means being able to complete the entire process of getting your semaglutide prescription online. Our patients can schedule and attend doctor's appointments, make payments, and fill their semaglutide prescriptions from the comfort of their own homes.

Each user experiences weight loss at a different rate while using semaglutide. However, research indicates that weight loss usually begins within the first few weeks of starting the medication.

Patients' timeframes for losing 20 pounds on semaglutide can differ significantly depending on their metabolic rates, levels of physical activity, and dietary habits. That said, studies show that semaglutide users lose about five pounds per month, which means it would take an average user about four months to lose 20 pounds.

Semaglutide is not suitable for every patient. For example, the drug should not be taken by anyone with a personal or family history of multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2) or medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC). Additionally, since semaglutide exacerbates severe gastrointestinal disorders like pancreatitis, it’s not recommended for patients with a history of these illnesses.

Before taking semaglutide, women who are pregnant or nursing should speak with their doctors because the medication has the potential to harm fetuses and newborns. Furthermore, semaglutide should not be used by anyone who’s allergic to it or any of its ingredients.

Your goals, the way your body reacts to the medication, and the advice of your physician will all influence how long your semaglutide treatment lasts. That said, semaglutide is typically used for long-term weight loss. Many patients use the medication for several months, a year, or even longer.

A physician should ultimately determine how long your treatment will last based on how your body reacts to semaglutide and how quickly you lose weight while on it.

Not all patients are good candidates for semaglutide. For example, those with a personal or family history of medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) or multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2) should avoid using the medicine. Furthermore, individuals with a history of severe gastrointestinal diseases like pancreatitis should refrain from taking semaglutide since it can worsen such conditions.

Semaglutide has the potential to harm fetuses and newborns, so women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should consult their doctors before taking the medicine. Furthermore, anyone with allergies to semaglutide or any of its components should not use it.

Though semaglutide helps people lose weight, including visceral fat around the abdomen, consistent exercise and a balanced diet are necessary to achieve great results. Semaglutide can facilitate the loss of belly fat when paired with a healthy lifestyle, but it’s not a miracle drug that can magically eliminate belly fat on its own.

Like all medications, semaglutide injections can have side effects. Constipation, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, and gastric distress are among the most common ones. In most cases, these side effects go away as your body adapts to the medication.

Before taking semaglutide, be sure to speak with your doctor. Also, be sure to let them know if you experience any severe or long-lasting side effects during your semaglutide treatment.