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Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions About Tirzepatide

Our Clinic Manager, Emily, goes over the frequently asked questions we get about Tirzepatide! 

What does Tirzepatide do?

It lowers your blood sugar. It signals to the brain that you’re full. And it slows the digestion of your food through your stomach so you feel fuller longer.

Who should take Tirzepatide? Should you take it?

This is for people who struggle with overeating, and this is for people who’ve implemented an exercise or nutrition program with minimal impact. 

How do you take Tirzepatide?

This is a once-per-week subcutaneous injection. 

How do you take Tirzepatide?

On weeks one through four, you’ll inject 2.5 milligrams once per week. On weeks five through eight, you will inject five milligrams once per week, weeks nine through 12. You’ll inject seven and a half milligrams once per week and weeks 13 on you will inject seven and a half to 10 milligrams once per week. 

How is Tirzepatide different than Semaglutide?

Tirzepatide mimics two gut hormones: GLP-1 and GIP where Semaglutide only mimics GLP-1. These gut hormones help regulate the amount of insulin secreted after eating. 

What does Tirzepatide cost?

The starter kit is $697 and will last for 8 weeks. 


If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to our clinic. 


It is important to have blood work performed prior to beginning this medication to assess liver and kidney function as well as assist in identifying any additional underlying health conditions. 

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