Ozempic in South Africa: Ordering it Online for Weight Loss – Get Tested South Africa

Ozempic in South Africa: Ordering it Online for Weight Loss

If you're struggling with obesity, excess weight, and weight-related diseases then getting the Ozempic injection might be one of your options.

A healthy weight leads to a healthier life.

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How to order Ozempic for weight management in Johannesburg

At Get Tested our clinical team is able to prescribe Semaglutide which has the same active ingredient as the weight loss injection known as Wegovy and Ozempic.

Request treatment

Select ‘Consultation + lab testing. A medical evaluation of your health is required before the doctor approves your treatment.

Medical review

Share your health history and weight loss goals with us online to get started. A doctor from our team will review your answers and get back to you after 24 hours. Depending on your health review, a provider may order a metabolic lab test before moving forward with treatment.

Semaglutide (Ozempic) prescribed

If treatment has been approved, based on the doctor's recommendation you can select either the high or low dose

Get delivery

Once your order has been placed for the injection, delivery will take place within 48 hours.

How to use the Ozempic injection for weight loss

Ozempic comes in a prefilled injection pen that contains multiple doses. If prescribed, you then administer the injection under the skin of your stomach, thigh, or arm once a week.

 While a routine injection may sound intimidating, the Ozempic pen uses a tiny needle designed to minimize discomfort. You’ll also receive clear instructions on using the injection pen.


How can Ozempic help with weight loss?

It functions similarly to a hormone your body naturally produces to control hunger and blood sugar, two essential processes in resetting your biological set point and assisting you in maintaining a new, lower weight.


Suppress appetite


Improves health


Lose weight

Who should not use Ozempic

Ozempic may cause serious side effects, including thyroid tumors. It is not recommended for people with a personal or family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma.Do not use if you or someone in your family has a history of MTC or MEN 2 thyroid cancer.

Is it safe to order Ozempic online in South Africa?

To use Ozempic injection for off-label weight loss safely, it's crucial to avoid ordering semaglutide from unlicensed sources, particularly those not supervised by medical professionals in South Africa.

Additionally, licensed medical teams ensure that medications are sourced from reputable manufacturers, guaranteeing quality and authenticity. Before using Ozempic its important to consult a doctor to determine if Ozempic is suitable for your specific health needs and to receive proper guidance on its use for weight loss.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ozempic available in Johannesburg?

Ozempic, which contains the active ingredient Semaglutide, is available nationwide, including in Johannesburg. A doctor usually prescribes the medication, which can be purchased from the pharmacy if it is in stock.

Is Ozempic available in South Africa?

Ozempic is a brand-name medication, but if it is not available in South Africa, another medication with the same active ingredient (Semaglutide) is prescribed. You can check the availability at pharmacies or order it online through telehealth services like Get Tested.

Is there an Ozempic alternative in South Africa?

Yes, in South Africa, medications containing Semaglutide, the active ingredient in Ozempic, are an alternative to the drug.

What does Ozempic weight loss cost in South Africa?

Ozempic's cost per month for weight loss in South Africa could range from approximately R1,500 to R2,500 per pen, with variations based on dosage strength and quantity purchased.

Can I get Ozempic over the counter in South Africa?

Ozempic is not available over the counter in South Africa. It's a prescription medication used to treat type 2 diabetes and weight management. You'll need a doctor's prescription to obtain it.

What is the price of Ozempic at Clicks?

The cost of Ozempic at popular pharmacies like Clicks can range from R 1239.27 - R 1538.64.