Mounjaro is a once-weekly insulin injection that manages and stabilizes blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes patients. It is a GLP-1 and GIP receptor agonist that enhances insulin secretion, improves insulin sensitivity, and reduces appetite. Mounjaro is available under the brand name Tirzepatide
Mounjaro is used alongside proper diet and regular exercise. Like Ozempic, it also shows effectiveness for weight loss; however, the FDA has not approved it as a weight loss drug.This diabetes medication is injected under the skin once every 7 days. It helps improve glycemic control and prevents type 2 diabetes complications like nerve problems, kidney damage, visual impairment, sexual dysfunction, and loss of limbs. It lowers blood sugar by stimulating the body’s release of natural insulin and reduces the amount of sugar the liver produces.
Do not use Mounjaro if you are allergic to it or its ingredients. Before using this diabetes medication, inform your healthcare professional if you have a history of pancreatic disease, kidney problems, and stomach issues.If you take birth control pills, discuss this with your healthcare professional before using Mounjaro.
Mounjaro is available in the following strengths:2.5mg/0.5ml 5mg/0.5ml 7.5mg/0.5ml 10mg/0.5ml 12.5mg/0.5ml 15mg/0.5mlInject Mounjaro only once a week. Follow these steps on how to use Mounjaro:Administer Mounjaro injection under the skin, either on the abdomen, thigh, or upper arm. Avoid injecting in the same bodily site.
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