Rybelsus (Semaglutide) is a prescription medication used with proper diet and exercise
program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems. Proper control of diabetes may also lessen your risk of a heart attack or stroke. Rybelsus is similar to a natural hormone in your body. Rybelsus belongs to a group of medications called GLP-1 receptor agonists (glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist). It works by causing insulin release in response to high blood sugar and decreasing the amount of sugar your liver makes. Semaglutide has been approved to reduce occurrence of major cardiac
events in people with type 2 diabetes with high cardiovascular risk, and it may also promote body weight loss
In a study (Development and approval of rybelsus (oral semaglutide): ushering in a new era in peptide delivery
, 22 May 2021), AL Lewis, N McEntee, J Holland, A Patel, this included ten Phase 3 clinical trials that demonstrated “the tablet formulation to be as effective as the already approved injectable form of the drug, and more effective than competitor products in terms of its blood glucose lowering effects and weight loss.”
The brand name Rybelsus is manufactured by Novo Nordisk in Canada, India, and the United Kingdom. The generic of Rybelsus is not available at this time. Rybelsus is available in the dosage of 3mg, 7mg, and 14mg tablets.
Rybelsus may cause common side effects such as: Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, diarrhea and constipation. Nausea usually lessens as you continue to take semaglutide. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Many people using Rybelsus do not have any serious side effects. Inform your doctor right away if you have any symptoms such as:
• High blood sugar;
• Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia);
• Signs of kidney problems (such as change in the amount of urine);
• Symptoms of pancreatitis;
• Symptoms of thyroid cancer (a lump or swelling in your neck, hoarseness, trouble swallowing);
• Vision changes (such as decreased/blurred vision)
Do not take this medication if you are allergic to it. Please contact your doctor if you have a history of certain eye problems (diabetic retinopathy), a disease of the pancreas (pancreatitis), kidney problems, stomach/intestinal disorders (such as gastroparesis, digestion problems). You may experience blurred vision, dizziness, or drowsiness due to extremely low or high blood sugar. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness or clear vision until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcohol while using this medication because it can increase your risk of developing low blood sugar. It is not recommended to use Rybelsus during pregnancy unless the benefits outweigh the risks. Talk to your doctor about your diabetes treatment during pregnancy. It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk.
• Is Rybelsus covered by my health insurance plan?
Unfortunately, we do not accept any type of insurance.
• How much does Rybelsus cost without insurance?
The cost of Rybelsus 14 mg starts at $270.99 for 30 tablets. The cost may vary depend on the different brands, dosage, quantities, countries of suppliers.
• Are there any patient assistance programs or coupons available for Rybelsus?
Unfortunately, there are no coupons or promotions available to help with the cost of Rybelsus. For more information about patient assistance program, please visit Rybelsus Savings & Support.
• Where can I find discounts on Rybelsus?
Unfortunately, there are no discounts or promotions available to help with the cost of Rybelsus. At Canadian Pharmacy King, we are proud to offer high competitive prices on Rybelsus.
• How can I save money on Rybelsus?
Purchasing Rybelsus and other prescription medications through Canadian Pharmacy King can lead to savings up to 80%. You can also get a maximum savings on a 3-month prescription.
• Can I get Rybelsus for free or at a reduced cost?
Unfortunately, you can not get Rybelsus for free or a reduced cost. However, However, Canadian Pharmacy King is proud to offer exceptional high-quality prescription medications at an affordable price.
• What are the co-payments for Rybelsus?
There are no co-payments available from our Canadian pharmacy. You may visit this link to receive a Rybelsus saving card or patient support program.
• How can I get a Rybelsus prescription?
Please consult your doctor.
• Can I buy Rybelsus online?
You may order Rybelsus online, by fax, email or mail. A valid prescription is required.
• Can I get Rybelsus over the counter?
Rybelsus is a prescription medication and a valid prescription is required.
• What is the return policy for Rybelsus?
Under applicable pharmaceutical laws, prescription drugs are not returnable. All sales are final. Once the medication has been dispensed they cannot be returned for any reason.
• Are there any assistance programs for people who cannot afford Rybelsus?
Learn more about a patient support program for Rybelsus from Simplefill.com