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Pointers With Portela: What to Know About Ozempic


In this week’s Pointers With Portela, the 208SkinDoc discusses 5 key takeaways about Ozempic, including adverse effects and hidden risks.

In his most recent YouTube episode, "5 Things You Need To Know Before Taking Ozempic" Dustin Portela, DO, a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon at Treasure Valley Dermatology in Boise, Idaho, reviews, in his opinion, the 5 most important considerations to know about Ozempic.

In his discussion, Portela covers:

  • What is Ozempic and how does it work?
  • How does Ozempic compare to Wegovy and Munjaro?
  • What are the common side effects of Ozempic?
  • What are the hidden risks of taking Ozempic?
  • Can you drink alcohol while taking Ozempic?
  • What is the difference between Ozempic and Metformin?

Opinions expressed are that of Portela and do not express the views or opinions of Dermatology Times®.

Dr Portela's social media channels:


1. @drdustinportela

2. @208SkinDoc

3. @HealthIQPod

Instagram: @drdustinportela

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