Does Ozempic® (semaglutide) make you tired?

Yes, Ozempic® can make you tired. Why the medication has this effect in some people is not fully understood.  It could be because Ozempic decreases appetite which leads a person to eat less and therefore get less energy from food.  Difficulty falling asleep is not a known side effect of Ozempic, so if that is what is causing your fatigue you may want to consider other reasons why that is happening.  Keep in mind that as time goes on and your body adjusts to the medication, you may notice that side effects from Ozempic improve.  If fatigue is especially bothersome and interferes with your usual activities, it is important to discuss with your doctor.

Learn more about Ozempic here.

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

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.

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