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Nursing’s Shanina Knighton discusses potential side effects of Ozempic

‘Ozempic butt’ and ‘Ozempic face’: How weight loss drugs may affect your skin

HealthShanina Knighton, research associate professor at Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, discussed growing concerns over “Ozempic butt” and “Ozempic face”—potential side effects of weight loss medications. “Generally speaking, a lot of people store excess fat around their bottom and mid-section,” she said. People on semaglutide may lose a lot of fat in those areas, which may in part explain “Ozempic butt,” she added.