How Many Doses Are In an Ozempic® (semaglutide) Pen?

The number of doses in an Ozempic pen depends on the dose you are administering and the pen you have.  There are 3 different Ozempic pens (0.25 mg/0.5 mg, 1 mg and 2 mg). The pen that administers both the 0.25 mg and 0.5 mg doses contains a total of 8 doses of 0.25 mg or 4 doses of 0.5 mg.  Most patients use this pen to take 4 doses of the starting dose (0.25 mg) then 2 doses of the next highest dose (0.5 mg) before switching to a new pen.  The pens for the 1mg and 2 mg doses of Ozempic each contain 4 doses.  Note that once the Ozempic pen is opened and used, it should only be used for up to 56 days per the manufacturer’s instructions.

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

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.

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