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Mounjaro vs Wegovy

Mounjaro Reviews

On this page, we compile patient reviews of the effective weight loss injection Mounjaro.

All reviews are available, so you can read about both positive and negative experiences with this treatment.

Mysimba Reviews

On this page, we compile patient reviews of the weight loss medication, Mysimba. All reviews are available, so you can read about both positive and negative experiences with this treatment.

Saxenda Reviews

On this page, we compile patient reviews of the effective weight loss medication, Saxenda. All reviews are available, so you can read about both positive and negative experiences with this treatment.

Will Mounjaro be Available on the NHS?

Will Mounjaro be Available on the NHS?

In 2023, two revolutionary new weight loss treatments hit the market: Saxenda and Wegovy. These repurposed diabetes medications can be used to help people lose weight when combined with a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical exercise. In November 2023, a new weight loss drug called Mounjaro was approved in the UK, however, it is not currently available on the NHS for weight loss. 

In this article, we will explore why Mounjaro is not available for weight loss on the NHS, if it is likely to ever become available on the NHS and several alternatives you may want to consider in the meantime.

How Does Mounjaro Work? A Deep Dive

How Does Mounjaro Work? A Deep Dive

Mounjaro by Eli Lilly is the most recent weight loss medication to receive authorisation from the MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency). It follows in the footsteps of Saxenda and Wegovy, which were the first injectable drugs approved for weight loss in the UK. 

Switching from Wegovy to Mounjaro

Mounjaro is a new weight loss drug approved for use in the UK. Initial studies have shown significant improvements in weight loss results over similar drugs, and it is expected that many people will want to switch their weight loss treatment when it becomes available in early 2024. Here we compare Mounjaro with its biggest competitor, and discuss how to switch from Wegovy to Mounjaro.

Can You Drink Alcohol on Mounjaro?

Can You Drink Alcohol on Mounjaro?

Mounjaro is a new injectable weight loss treatment that is also used to treat type 2 diabetes. Here we discuss Mounjaro and how it might interact with alcohol. We also give advice on alcohol use with Mounjaro and how to cut-down your alcohol use safely.

orlistat reviews

Orlistat Reviews

On this page, we compile patient reviews of the effective weight loss pill, Orlistat. All reviews are available, so you can read about both positive and negative experiences with this treatment.

Wegovy Reviews

Wegovy Reviews

On this page, we compile patient reviews of the effective weight loss injection Wegovy.

All reviews are available, so you can read about both positive and negative experiences with this treatment.

Is Mounjaro Available on the NHS?

Is Mounjaro Available on the NHS?

Currently only available as a diabetes treatment on the NHS, Mounjaro has shown great success as a weight loss medication too. If you are interested in trying Mounjaro, UK online pharmacies will be hoping to supply it when it becomes available for weight loss on private prescription.