Ozempic & Other GLP-1 Medications Linked to Stomach Complications

If you or someone you love experienced stomach complications including vomiting, gastroparesis, stomach paralysis, intestinal blockage or bowel obstructions after taking Ozempic or other GLP-1 medications, you could be eligible for significant compensation

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What is Ozempic?

Ozempic is a medication initially developed with the primary purpose of managing type 2 diabetes. It belongs to a class of drugs known as GLP-1 receptor agonists and is used to regulate blood sugar levels in individuals with this condition.

However, in recent years, Ozempic has gained attention and popularity as a potential treatment for weight loss. Some individuals have found that taking Ozempic leads to significant weight reduction and improved overall health.

While weight loss is not its original intent, the drug has shown promising results in helping people achieve their weight loss goals alongside its intended use for diabetes management. 

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Ozempic Use Tied to Significant Gallbladder Complications

Ozempic, along with other GLP-1 receptor agonists, has been associated with gallbladder problems, specifically acute gallbladder disease (acute cholecystitis). A review of FDA reporting databases in August 2022 highlighted this potential link. Some of the key points regarding Ozempic and gallbladder problems include: 

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  • Acute gallbladder disease (acute cholecystitis) occurs when the gallbladder swells, leading to severe pain in the upper right or center abdomen that may spread to the right shoulder or back.
  • Gallstones, which are hard particles that block the bile duct, can cause inflammation and contribute to gallbladder problems.
  • Other factors such as tumors, infections, and severe illnesses can also lead to the development of cholecystitis.
  • In some cases, cholecystitis may require gallbladder removal surgery, which can result in significant pain, weeks of recovery, and lifelong dietary changes due to impaired fat digestion.

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What Are the Gastrointestinal Issues Ozempic Patients Have Reported?

Patients taking Ozempic and other GLP-1 medications have reported severe stomach conditions, including:

Persistent Vomiting: Prolonged and continuous expulsion of stomach contents.

Gastroparesis: Delayed emptying of the stomach, leading to symptoms like nausea and vomiting.

Stomach Paralysis: Loss of normal muscle function in the stomach.
Intestinal Blockage: Partial or complete obstruction in the intestines, disrupting the normal flow of digestive contents.

Bowel Obstructions: Blockages in the small or large intestine, impeding the normal passage of intestinal contents.

Ileus: Temporary paralysis of the intestines, resulting in a lack of bowel movement.

If you or someone you love suffered from serious stomach conditions after taking Ozempic or another GLP-1 medication, you could qualify for significant compensation. Contact us for a Free Case Review today, 

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Severe Conditions Associated With Ozempic & Other GLP-1 Medications

Ozempic and other GLP-1 agonist medication use has been linked to several severe conditions. Many of these conditions involve the stomach and digestive track, and can affect victims in their daily lives. Some of these conditions include:

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  • Persistent Vomiting
  • Gastroparesis
  • Stomach Paralysis
  • Intestinal Blockage
  • Bowel Obstructions
  • Ileus 

If you or a loved one took Ozempic or another GLP-1 agonist medication and suffered from severe complications, you may be entitled to significant compensation. Contact us for a Free Case Review today. 

Which GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Medications Qualify?

Ozempic (semaglutide) and other GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1) receptor agonists are medications primarily used to treat type 2 diabetes. Some GLP-1 medications, including Ozempic, have been prescribed for weight loss. 

Other brand names included in this lawsuit are:

  • Saxenda
  • Wegovy
  • Rybelsus
  • Mounjaro
  • Trulicity 
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If you or a loved suffered complications from Ozempic or any of the above medications, contact our lawyers for a Free Case Review today. 

How Do Ozempic & Other GLP-1 Medications Aid Weight Loss?

The mechanism of weight loss with Ozempic is not entirely understood, but it is believed to involve several factors:

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Appetite suppression: GLP-1 receptor agonists like Ozempic can act on the brain to reduce appetite and promote a feeling of fullness. This can lead to decreased food intake and, consequently, weight loss.

Slowing of gastric emptying: GLP-1 receptor agonists can slow down the emptying of the stomach, which may contribute to increased feelings of fullness and reduced food intake.

Blood sugar control: By improving blood sugar control, Ozempic may indirectly contribute to weight loss. When blood sugar levels are better regulated, it can help reduce excessive hunger and cravings.