How long does Wegovy stay in your system?

To determine how long Wegovy stays in your system, we need to know the half-life of Wegovy.  The half-life is the time it takes for 50% of the drug to be removed. The half-life of Wegovy® is 7 days which means that if you take the maximum dose (2.4 mg) after 7 days there will be 50% (1.2 mg) remaining in your body. Therefore, Wegovy stays in your system for about 7 weeks before it is completely removed from your body. Wegovy is considered a long-acting medication and only requires weekly dosing to ensure adequate drug levels are maintained.  

Learn more about how FORM doctors prescribe Wegovy to help patients achieve their weight loss goals.

Wegovy® is a registered trademark of Novo Nordisk A/S.

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Brooke Marsico, PA-C

Brooke Marsico, PA-C

About the Author
Brooke Marsico completed her physician assistant training at Midwestern University. Brooke is passionate about helping patients living with obesity achieve meaningful weight loss and improve their health.Learn more about Brooke here.