How does Mounjaro work for weight loss?
Mounjaro helps with weight loss by decreasing food intake and slowing down how fast food travels through your digestive tract (called gastric emptying). This may help you to feel fuller for a longer period of time and reduce how much food you eat. Studies show this action may occur in the brain.
How long does it take Mounjaro to start working?
However, it may take several weeks or months until you see the drug’s full impact on your blood sugar levels. This is because your doctor will slowly increase your dose of Mounjaro until they find the amount that’s right for you. They’ll usually increase the dose every 4 weeks.
Does Mounjaro suppress appetite?
The most common adverse reactions reported in ≥5% of Mounjaro-treated patients in placebo-controlled trials were nausea, diarrhea, decreased appetite, vomiting, constipation, dyspepsia, and abdominal pain.