Can Mounjaro (Tirzepatide) Cause Body Aches?

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No, body aches are not a known side effect of Mounjaro™.  Common side effects of Mounjaro are nausea, heartburn, stomach upset, constipation and diarrhea.  As it is an injectable medication, you may experience some soreness at the injection site.  Keep in mind that Mounjaro is administered under the skin (subcutaneous) into fat and not directly into muscle.  As there are various causes of body aches including, but not limited to, viral illnesses, other medications, overexertion, trauma, it is important to speak with your healthcare provider if you experience body aches while taking Mounjaro in order to determine the cause and how best to treat it.

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Lauren Lemieux, MD

Lauren Lemieux, MD

FACP, ABOM diplomate

Dr. Lauren Lemieux completed her Internal Medicine residency and fellowship in Clinical Nutrition at UCLA. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, and as a Physician Nutrition Specialist. She is also a fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Lemieux is passionate about helping her patients reach their health goals using personalized nutrition, lifestyle and weight management strategies.