Mounjaro Weight Loss Injections

Mounjaro Weight Loss Injections available at Aeternum Aesthetics in Ashby de la Zouch

In the ever-evolving landscape of weight loss solutions, Mounjaro has emerged as a promising player. This innovative medication, originally designed to manage type 2 diabetes, has shown remarkable potential in aiding weight loss. Let’s delve into what Mounjaro is, how it works, and what you can expect from its use.

What is Mounjaro?

Mounjaro (generic name: Tirzepatide) is an injectable medication primarily used to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes. However, one of the most exciting aspects of Mounjaro is its dual action on both blood sugar levels and body weight.

How Does Mounjaro Work?

Mounjaro is a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist, a class of drugs that mimic the action of GLP-1, a hormone involved in blood sugar regulation. Here’s how it works:

1. Appetite Suppression:

Mounjaro slows down the emptying of the stomach, which helps you feel full for a longer period. This can reduce your overall calorie intake.

2. Enhanced Insulin Sensitivity:

By improving the body’s response to insulin, Mounjaro helps in more efficient glucose utilisation, which can aid in weight management.

3. Reduction in Glucose Production:

It decreases the amount of glucose produced by the liver, helping to control blood sugar levels.

Clinical Evidence and Results

Clinical trials have shown that Mounjaro is effective not only in managing diabetes but also in promoting significant weight loss. In one study, participants who took Mounjaro lost an average of 12-14% of their body weight over 40 weeks, compared to those who took a placebo.

Benefits of Mounjaro for Weight Loss

1. Significant Weight Reduction:

Many users experience a substantial decrease in body weight, which can lead to improved overall health.

2. Improved Metabolic Health:

Beyond weight loss, Mounjaro helps in stabilising blood sugar levels, which is beneficial for metabolic health.

3. Convenience:

As an injectable medication, Mounjaro is typically administered once a week, making it a convenient option for those with busy lifestyles.

Potential Side Effects

As with any medication, Mounjaro can have side effects. The most common include:

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain

Most side effects are mild to moderate and tend to decrease over time as the body adjusts to the medication. In our experience of prescribing Mounjaro, we have found side effects to be rare.

Who Should Consider Mounjaro?

Mounjaro is an excellent option for individuals with type 2 diabetes who are also looking to lose weight. However, it may also be considered for individuals struggling with obesity who have not had success with other weight loss methods, under the guidance of a healthcare provider such as ourselves. Patients are required to have a BMI of 30 or above. Or 27 and above where additional health concerns related to body weight, such as high blood pressure, are present.


Mounjaro represents a breakthrough in the realm of weight loss medications. Its dual action on blood sugar control and weight loss makes it a powerful tool for those battling both diabetes and obesity. As always, it is crucial to consult with a healthcare provider to determine if Mounjaro is the right choice for you.

In the journey towards better health and weight management, Mounjaro offers a beacon of hope, proving that with the right tools, significant and sustained weight loss is within reach.

If you are interested in Mounjaro for weight loss please complete our Weight Loss Assessment form and we will be in touch soon to discuss further.

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