Why You Might Not Want to Believe the Weight Loss Drugs Ads

In recent months, weight loss drugs like Ozempic, Wegovy, and others have become household names. But is Ozempic hurting people? And what about the other drugs that work in similar ways?

These drugs already have some of the biggest marketing budgets in the world. As news has grown around their risks, they’ve continued to sell these drugs at record speed across all markets.

However, the drug companies also haven’t fully reckoned with the many reports of gastroparesis. Read on to learn more.

The Possible Problems with Ozempic

Ozempic – along with other weight loss drugs Wegovy, Mounjaro, Rybelsus, and Trulicity – have been associated with certain side effects, including gastroparesis.

Gastroparesis refers to stomach paralysis. With this condition, the stomach takes longer than usual to empty its contents into the small intestine or stops working altogether.

This leads to symptoms like nausea, vomiting, and bloating. In some extreme cases, patients report vomiting meals whole, without having digested anything. This means they also run the risk of severe malnutrition.

The Short-Term Impacts of Stomach Paralysis Caused by Weight Loss Drugs

Gastroparesis can cause serious short-term disruptions, including:

  • chronic nausea
  • severe vomiting
  • acid reflux
  • bloating, and
  • intense abdominal pain.

These symptoms, when ongoing, can significantly disrupt a person’s daily activities and diminish your quality of life.

Some people can stop these symptoms by getting off the drugs. However, many people with stomach paralysis find these symptoms to be so severe that they have to seek medical treatment.

The Long-Term Impacts of Stomach Paralysis Caused by Weight Loss Drugs

Stomach paralysis can have long-term health effects long beyond when someone stops taking the drugs.

First, gastroparesis often leads to malnutrition and dehydration due to inadequate nutrient absorption. This can lead to weakened immune function and impair a person’s overall health.

It can also increase the risk of other chronic stomach complications – like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), for example. Some patients may need ongoing medical management to keep their digestive systems working properly.

And lastly, ongoing fluctuations in blood sugar levels can affect a person’s long-term glycemic control. This is especially dangerous for someone with diabetes.

Darrell Castle downtown Memphis attorneyHow We’re Seeking Justice

We believe these drugs’ manufacturers knew about the risks and should have warned people better.

Our Memphis weight loss drugs lawyers have taken action to sue the weight loss drug companies for their role in causing gastroparesis.  These companies have a responsibility to ensure the safety of their products and adequately warn consumers about potential risks.

It’s time we hold Novo Nordisk and Eli Lilly accountable for their actions. We’re seeking compensation for our clients to help cover medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages incurred as a result of their injuries.

We are actively seeking clients who:

  • Are 75 years old or younger
  • Have been prescribed these drugs by a doctor
  • Have been hospitalized as a result of their symptoms

If you’ve been harmed by the negligent actions of pharmaceutical companies, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve taken on some of the biggest companies in the world, and won. And we stand ready to fight for your rights, too.

We don’t make anything unless and until we win your case, so there’s no risk to get started. Just call us today at 901-327-2100 or fill out the form below for a free appointment, no strings attached.


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