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Compounded semaglutide available now.

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3 month initial membership: $1500  includes unlimited follow ups (can be purchased once per person) 


Additional months thereafter $600/monthly or 3 month maintenance membership $1800 *Cost includes max dosing protocol.

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Frequently Asked Questions on Semaglutide 

How Easy is It to Get Semaglutide?

We have a reliable, high-quality local pharmacy that provides all injectables for treatment so you don't have to worry about sourcing the prescription.

What is the Difference Between WeGovy, Ozempic and Semaglutide?

Semaglutide serves as the active component in both Wegovy and Ozempic. While Wegovy holds FDA approval for weight loss among overweight and obese individuals, Ozempic is solely sanctioned for treating Type-2 diabetes. Notably, the dosage pen provided with Wegovy is calibrated differently from that of Ozempic, reflecting the lower semaglutide dosage required for weight loss initiation.


Alternatively, generic Semaglutide produced by licensed compound pharmacies is available in vial form, administered via insulin syringes for weekly dosing. This method necessitates patients to draw the appropriate dosage into the syringe, offering greater flexibility for titration to minimize side effects.

Is Compounded Semaglutide Safe?


Semaglutide is classified as a biologic due to its composition of fewer than 40 amino acids and remains within FDA regulations. Additionally, the FDA maintains a list of medication shortages, and as long as semaglutide remains listed, compounding pharmacies retain the authority to compound it.


Concerning the quality of medications sourced from a compounding pharmacy, it's worth noting that the facility providing our semaglutide falls under the category of an "outsourcing facility" as outlined in The Drug Quality and Security Act of 2013.


These compounding pharmacies operating under the outsourcing model are mandated to adhere to section 503B regulations and maintain compliance with current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) standards. Essentially, they are held to exceptionally high standards.


Our experience with the compounding pharmacy supplying our semaglutide has been exceptionally positive, a relationship that predates our use of this particular drug. Consequently, we can confidently assure a steady supply of semaglutide for at least six months, contingent upon available stocks. Notably, semaglutide is FDA-approved, unlike semaglutide sodium, which we do not advocate for usage.

Can I Travel With Semaglutide?

You can take your Semaglutide with you while traveling:

  • If flying, carry the insulin needle in your carry-on in an insulated “lunch bag”. Check with the airline for any specific baggage regulations.

  • If necessary, Semaglutide can be stored between 46°F and 86°F in its original packaging for up to 28 days.

Is There a Support Program?

Absolutely! We recognize the effort you've put in to reach this point and are enthusiastic about the path ahead. We prioritize understanding your lifestyle and motivations, tailoring our support to suit you best, and empowering you to manage your weight and well-being effectively. You have direct access to our provider who can help answer any questions or address concerns.

Weight loss can often feel like you’ve tried everything maybe more than once. Many of us have tried dieting and exercise with no significant results. There are also many reasons why someone might gain weight or struggle to lose weight they previously never had. Fortunately, we have many options for weight loss injections like WeGovy and Semaglutide, available at our Alexandria, VA office.

What is WeGovy / Semaglutide?

The FDA has recently approved a new drug called WeGovy (aemaglutide) which has shown promising results as a weight loss injection and has taken off among celebrities and everyday people. WeGovy (semaglutide) is a prescription drug used with exercise and a low-calorie diet for long-term weight loss in:

  • Adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher (obesity)

  • Adults with a BMI of 27 or higher (which is considered overweight) and a health condition that’s related to weight


WeGovy (semaglutide) helps with long-term weight loss by regulating your body’s appetite and the amount of calories you consume.

Are There Side Effects to Weight Loss Injections?

Like most drugs, weight loss injections may cause mild or serious side effects depending on the treatment. The lists below describe some of the more common side effects.


  • bloating or pain in the belly area

  • burping

  • diarrhea

  • dizziness

  • gas

  • headache

  • indigestion, heartburn, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

  • fatigue (low energy)

  • stomach flu

  • vomiting

  • constipation

  • nausea


Mild side effects typically go away within a couple of days. As always, if side effects persist, don’t hesitate to speak to your medical provider. 

What is the Cost of Weight Loss Injections like WeGovy and generic Semaglutide?

Unfortunately, most weight loss injections like WeGovy aren’t covered by insurance unless related to resolving another health condition like diabetes. The out-of-pocket cost of WeGovy can be $1,500 or more a month. 


However, Caravela offers lower cost injections than the brand name WeGovy. Our generic semaglutide program costs $500 to $600 per month depending on your dosage.

Weight Loss Vitamin Boosters


In addition, a list of vitamin boosters that help improve certain health and weight loss goals is listed below. 

  • The Energizer | Vitamin B12 | $20

  • The Skinny | Weight Loss | $25

  • Sunkissed | Vitamin D | $20

  • Immunity | Promotes Healing | $25

  • Pain Relief | Toradol | $25

One Per Month Permitted


All these injections have been proven to have fast and effective results to one’s health, wellness, and appearance. 

WeGovy, generic Semaglutide and Weight Loss Injections in Alexandria, Virginia

Caravela offers the best weight loss injections in Alexandria, VA. We offer professional recommendations and consultations before treatments. In addition, we also offer Botox, dermal fillers, IV vitamin therapy, and more cosmetic treatments. Please contact us today for more information!

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