Ozempic (Semaglutide)

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Ozempic (Semaglutide) is approved for lowering blood sugar levels for patients with type 2 diabetes. Ozempic works by helping your pancreas release more insulin, making it easier to maintain your blood sugar levels. Currently, there is no generic version of Ozempic.

While your insurance may cover part of your Ozempic prescription, you may be able to lower your out-of-pocket cost by filling your prescription online.

Ozempic retails for approximately $987.22 in the United States. However, you can save more than 50% when you fill your prescription online at Canadian Pharmacy Online. Get Ozempic for our everyday low price of $445.00 and save even more with coupons.



Medically reviewed by Dr. Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Last updated: April 10, 2024

Medically Reviewed by Pharmacist Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Dr. Maaiah is a PharmD graduate who has practiced both in pharmaceutical consulting and retail pharmacy. His interests include consulting and the development and approval of new therapeutics. He currently works as a Medical Information Consultant (MIC) and as a retail pharmacist. As a MIC he helps pharmaceutical companies with projects and by consulting as a medical information expert.

When Dr. Maaiah is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, doing outdoor activities, working out, and reading.

How to Save on Ozempic

Ozempic Coupons

Currently, Novo Nordisk offers a coupon that allows you to get your prescription for as low as $25 per month. We also offer a coupon that allows you to save $15 off the price of your prescription. Use OZEMPIC15 at check out.

  • Patient Assistance Program

  • Novo Nordisk offers a patient assistance program that may allow you to fill your prescription for free or at a low cost. Be sure to check with the manufacturer to determine eligibility.

  • Alternative Medications

  • There is no generic version of Ozempic. However, several other medications contain the same active ingredient as Ozempic. Talk to your provider to determine which brand of Semaglutide is right for you.

  • Alternative Medications

  • There is no generic version of Ozempic. However, several other medications contain the same active ingredient as Ozempic. Talk to your provider to determine which brand of Semaglutide is right for you.

Common Questions About Ozempic

  • What Are the Potential Side Effects of Ozempic?

  • Common side effects of Ozempic include nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting, and constipation. You may also experience dizziness, fatigue, and more. If your symptoms don't go away in a few days or become severe, contact your doctor as soon as possible.

  • Can I Use Ozempic for Weight Loss?

  • Because Ozempic manages blood sugar levels, many patients lose weight while taking it. However, it is not FDA-approved for that purpose. If you are obese or overweight, your doctor may be able to help you find an alternative treatment.

  • What Should I Avoid When Taking Ozempic?

  • If you are taking Ozempic, you should avoid fatty foods, processed foods, sugary foods, and alcohol. This can reduce side effects and make your medication more effective.

  • Who Is a Good Candidate for Ozempic?

  • Ozempic is FDA-approved for lowering blood sugar for individuals with type two diabetes. You should not take Ozempic if you have a history of thyroid cancer or pancreatitis. It is also not designed for individuals with type one diabetes.

  • Is Ozempic Covered by Insurance?

  • Most medical insurance plans in the United States will cover a portion of your Ozempic prescription if you have prescription drug coverage. However, if you don't have insurance, we can help you fill your prescription for less.

  • Does Novo Nordisk Offer an Ozempic Coupon?

  • Novo Nordisk, the manufacturer of Ozempic, does offer a coupon. You may be able to fill your prescription for as low as $25 a month. We can also help you save even more on your prescription with an Ozempic discount.

Order Online

How to buy Ozempic (Semaglutide) online?

Ozempic (Semaglutide) can be ordered online through canadianpharmacyonline.com or by calling 1-800-828-4489 and speaking to customer support. The chat feature can also be used for support. For more information please visit the “How to Order” page.

Is a prescription required?

Yes, a valid prescription from your doctor is required. Ozempic (Semaglutide) is a prescription medication and can only be sold with a prescription. To process your order, you will need to submit a prescription. The prescription can be emailed ([email protected]), faxed (1-800-416-8019), or uploaded. Alternatively, we can reach out to your doctor to attain a valid prescription if you would like.

What is the maximum amount that can be ordered?

A 3-month supply (90 days) is the maximum amount that can be ordered at one time. Refills are kept on file for future orders. The amount that can be ordered will be based on the directions and quantity indicated on the prescription from your doctor.

Is it safe to order Ozempic (Semaglutide) from Canadian Pharmacy Online

Absolutely. All our partner pharmacies are fully licensed and certified in their respective countries. We ensure that your shopping experience is safe and secure with our Norton Shopping Guarantee. We operate just like your local pharmacy would, with our main priority being to provide you access to safe and affordable prescription medication.

Ozempic Cost

How much does Ozempic (Semaglutide) cost?

At canadianpharmacyonline.com, we make sure to keep drug prices low.

Ozempic 1mg (1 pen = 4mg)

US Price – $987.22

Our Price – $445.00

You can view the Ozempic (Semaglutide) cost savings above with the price comparison of Ozempic (Semaglutide) 1mg pen between the average U.S. retail price and us. Canadian Pharmacy Ozempic is far more affordable.

The cost of Ozempic is made affordable with our trusted online pharmacy service.

What is the lowest price of Ozempic (Semaglutide) per unit?

Lowest Price Per Unit: $445/pen for Ozempic 1mg.

Is this price for Ozempic (Semaglutide) without insurance?

The listed prices above are Ozempic cost without insurance. Unfortunately, we cannot accept insurance. However, we will give you an official receipt which you can use to apply for reimbursement with your insurer since we are also unable to adjudicate with US insurance providers.

Why is Ozempic (Semaglutide) cheaper from Canada than from the United States?

Drug prices in Canada are negotiated and regulated. The US is a free market economy which is why the price differs since pharmaceutical suppliers can charge what they determine to be appropriate for the medication. As a result, we can offer lower prices to our patients as we utilize medications from these countries.

Ozempic cost in Canada is therefore much lower and we are able to pass those cost savings to you.

Ozempic Coupon

Is there a coupon for Ozempic available?

Yes, we do you have an Ozempic coupon for an extra discount on your prescription. You can save $15 off your order with coupon code OZEMPIC15. Apply coupon at checkout for instant savings and pay less for your prescription with a minimum $400 order. This online coupon can be applied to either 0.25mg/0.5mg or 1mg pen.

Ozempic Generic

Is there a lower cost generic Ozempic (Semaglutide) available?

Ozempic (Semaglutide) is not available as a generic alternative.

How much cheaper is generic Ozempic (Semaglutide)?

There is currently no generic alternative to Ozempic.

What is the difference between brand and generic Ozempic (Semaglutide)?

Once available on the market, there will be no difference between generic and brand Ozempic. Generic formulations of medications contain the same active ingredients and meet the same quality, strength, and purity standards as the brand formulation.


Is shipping available to the United States?

Yes. An email notification will be sent to you once the item has been shipped. We ship nationwide across the United States.

How much does shipping cost?

Standard shipping is free.

Is express shipping available?

This medication is only shipped Express with an estimated delivery time of 3-5 business days. It is packaged in an insulated container with ice and gel packs.

Refill Rx

How to refill a prescription?

Refilling your prescription is made easy with Canadian Pharmacy Online. You can sign into your online account and view your previous orders and see which prescriptions we have on file. Placing a refill order online is made simple by accessing the reorder section in your account.
You can also call us at 1-800-416-8019 and speak to customer support to place a refill. Our live chat is also a great place to connect with us to place a refill order while you are on the go.

Are prescriptions automatically refilled?

We do not automatically refill prescriptions as there can be cases where you are no longer taking the medication, your doctor has changed your dose, etc. However, we provide a friendly refill reminder service. We will kindly notify you by phone or email as to the best time to place a refill order based on your prescription history.

Drug Information

About Ozempic

What is Ozempic (Semaglutide)?

Ozempic (Semaglutide) is a prescription medication that is classified as a  glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist.


What is Ozempic used for?

It is indicated for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

How does it work?

It acts as an agonist at the glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor which increases insulin secretion and decreases glucagon secretion to help lower blood glucose levels.


How do I use my Ozempic (Semaglutide)?

Your Ozempic (Semaglutide) is administered once weekly (at the same day each week, at any time during that day), with or without food, as directed by your doctor. This medication is administered subcutaneously in the upper arm, thigh, or abdomen. Never reuse needles or share your Ozempic (Semaglutide) pen with others.

Step 1:

  1. Prior to administration, wash your hands with soap and water.
    1. Check the name and colored label of your pen to ensure you are using Ozempic (Semaglutide).
    2. Remove the pen cap.
  2. Check that your Ozempic (Semaglutide) in the pen is colorless and clear.
    1. The pen contains 2 mg of semaglutide, but you can only select doses of 1 mg.
    2. If the medication looks cloudy, do not use it.
  3. Tear the paper tab off a new needle.
  4. Then, push the needle into the pen (push needle straight) and turn until it is tight.
  5. Remove the outer needle cap (do not throw away the cap).
  6. Remove the inner needle cap (throw away the inner needle cap).
    1. A drop of the medication may appear at the tip of the needle. This is normal, but always check the flow of the medication when using the pen for the first time.

Step 2:

    1.  Check the flow of your Ozempic (Semaglutide) pen before the first use.
      1. Turn the dose counter until it shows the flow check symbol.


  1. Hold your pen facing upwards. Press and hold the dose button in until the dose counter shows “0”. The “0” must line up with the dose pointer. A dose of the medication should appear at the tip of the needle. If this does not occur, repeat the steps up to 6 times. If there is still no drop at the tip of the needle, change the needle and repeat the steps again.
    1. Do not use the pen if no drop appears at the tip of the needle.

Step 3:

  1. Select your dose (1 mg). Always use the dose counter to check if the dose of 1 mg has been selected.

How much medication is left?

  • If the dose counter stops at 1 mg, that means there is at least 1 mg left of Ozempic (Semaglutide) in your pen.
  • If there is not a full dose of your Ozempic (Semaglutide) in the pen (if the dose counter stops before 1 mg), do not use it. Use a new pen.

What dosages are available?

Ozempic (Semaglutide) is only available as a brand in 0.25 mg/dose, 0.5 mg/dose, or 2 mg/dose pens.

What is the recommended dosage?

It is typically dosed 0.25 mg once weekly but take as directed by your provider.

What is the maximum dosage?

The maximum recommended dosage is 1 mg once weekly.

What if I miss a dose?

Take the medication within 5 days of the missed dose. Never double the doses.

Warnings & Precautions

What should you know before you take Ozempic (Semaglutide)?

Gallbladder disease risk may be increased with use of GLP-1 agonists.

Hypersensitivity reactions (serious) have been reported with use of GLP-1 agonists.

Acute and chronic pancreatitis cases have been reported with use.

Increased complications with diabetic retinopathy have been observed with Ozempic (Semaglutide) compared to placebo.

Side Effects

What are the side effects of Ozempic (Semaglutide)?

Some common side effects include:

  • Abdominal pain, nausea
  • Decreased appetite, diarrhea, vomiting

Speak to your doctor for a full list of side effects that apply to you if you are taking Ozempic (Semaglutide).


Does this medication interact with other drugs, foods, or alcohol?

Do not use with other GLP1 agonists (Risk Category X).

This is not a full list of potential drug-drug-interactions. Speak to your doctor if you have any concerns about drug-drug-interactions


How should this medication be stored?

Your Ozempic (Semaglutide) should be stored in a refrigerator between 36ºF to 46ºF (2ºC to 8ºC). Do not store in the freezer or next to the refrigerator cooling element. Do not use it if it has been frozen.

After the first use of your Ozempic (Semaglutide) pen, it can be stored at room temperature for 56 days.

Pharmacist Tips

  • This medication must be refrigerated if not opened. Be sure to keep the pen cap on when not in use. You can keep your Ozempic (Semaglutide) pen at room temperature for 56 days after first use. Do not use the pen if it has been frozen.
  • If you miss your dose of Ozempic (Semaglutide) and it has been within 5 days of that missed dose, you may administer the medication. If it has been over 5 days since the missed dose, wait until your next dose to continue your regular schedule. Never double doses.


The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.


Ozempic Coupon
Use Ozempic coupon code to get $15 discount. Minimum $400 purchase required. *Coupon codes are one-time use and cannot be combined.

Ozempic FAQ

Is Ozempic (Semaglutide) an insulin?

No. Ozempic (Semaglutide) is a GLP-1 agonist.

Is Ozempic (Semaglutide) the same as metformin?

No. Ozempic (Semaglutide) is a GLP-1 agonist while metformin is a biguanide. They are both used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

What class of drug is Ozempic (Semaglutide)?

Ozempic (Semaglutide) is a GLP-1 agonist.

Does Ozempic (Semaglutide) lower insulin?

Ozempic (Semaglutide) helps lower your blood sugar levels and A1C by increasing glucose-dependent insulin, decreasing glucagon secretion, and slowing gastric emptying time. It also increases first- and second-phase insulin secretion.

Who should not take Ozempic (Semaglutide)?

Those with a family or personal history of  MTC and in patients with MEN2.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.