How do I increase my dose of Wegovy (Semaglutide)?

You increase your dose of Wegovy® each month. Your healthcare provider will need to write a new prescription for each dose strength of Wegovy until you reach the 2.4 mg dose. Unless directed otherwise by your healthcare provider, you will typically follow this dosing schedule

  • 0.25 mg once weekly for 4 weeks
  • 0.5 mg once weekly for 4 weeks
  • 1 mg once weekly for 4 weeks
  • 1.7 mg once weekly for 4 weeks
  • 2.4 mg once weekly going forward

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

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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.