Are there any side effects of Ozempic?

Like any new medication you take, your body will have to adjust to it and it is likely to cause some side effects. Some of the most common side effects are the following:

  • Feeling sick (nausea)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Indigestion
  • Inflamed stomach (gastritis)
  • Reflux or heartburn
  • Stomach pain and bloating of the stomach
  • Burping
  • Gallstones
  • Tiredness
  • Increase of pancreatic enzymes (such as lipase and amylase).

These do tend to go away over time once your body has adjusted to it.
Do ensure that you have read the patient information leaflet to be fully aware of the all the side effects.