May 24, 2023 — Should you be concerned about hair loss when taking Mounjaro, Ozempic, or Wegovy for weight loss  — as was recently claimed by some people on social media and reported in news stories?

The consensus among dermatologists and endocrinologists WebMD contacted is no.

It’s up to the individual to weigh the benefits of treating obesity against the risks of the therapy, including the low risk of developing temporary hair loss, says one expert.

Mounjaro, Ozempic, and Wegovy

Of these three newer medications, the FDA has approved only the drug semaglutide (Wegovy) for weight management — specifically for people with either obesity or…


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