10 Tips When Looking for Compounded Tirzepatide:
- Cost-effective option: Compounded Tirzepatide offers the same weight loss benefits at a fraction of the cost compared to the regular version.
- Customized dose: The compounded version allows for a personalized dose tailored to your specific needs.
- Reduced side effects: Tirzepatide can be compounded with B12 to reduce nausea or with added vitamin B6 to minimize other gastrointestinal symptoms.
- Convenient administration: Tirzepatide is a once-a-week subcutaneous injection that can be self-administered at home, ensuring convenience and aiding adherence.
- Pre-treatment lab requirements: Before starting the medication, it is important to undergo certain lab tests to rule out particular qualifies. Labs can include CBC, CMP, Fasting Lipid Panel, Thyroid Panel, and Hemoglobin A1C.
- Flexible injection timing: The injection can be taken with or without meals, providing flexibility in scheduling.
- Injection sites: The subcutaneous injection can be administered in the abdomen, thigh, and/or back of the arm.
- No office visits required: With a Telehealth online doctor who has an account with your community compounding pharmacy, you can receive a prescription for the customized dose without needing an office visit.
- Free delivery: You can have the medication delivered to your home.
- Direct Pharmacist contact: You can always contact your compounding pharmacy for counseling on compounded Tirzepatide.
Difference Between Commercial & Compounded Tirzepatide
Tirzepatide is a medication that can be obtained in two forms: commercially available and compounded. The commercially available version of Tirzepatide is manufactured and distributed by Eli Lilly and Company, who own or license the registered trademarks Mounjaro® and its delivery device, the pen. Tirzepatide that is compounded is made directly at the pharmacy, with the availability of different dosage strengths.