FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT ARE LIPOTROPIC INJECTIONS?
Our body naturally usually has the capacity to regulate itself to perform at peak levels. However, due to a host of reasons, many of us aren’t able to provide our bodies with the basic essential nutrients it needs to regulate itself effectively. This can lead to a variety of health complications, including weight gain. Lipotropic Injections, also known as lipo shots, were designed to tackle this problem. They are an immediate and effective treatment that provides a variety of natural compounds which function together to burn fat, distribute energy, and remove toxins from the body. Also, in a holistic approach, lipotropic injections can be even more effective when used in conjunction with an exercise and healthy eating plan.
DO I NEED A PRESCRIPTION FOR VITAMIN SHOTS?
Yes. Any solution that is meant to be injected into the body needs to be prescribed by a doctor. Even if the injections consist of natural medicines like vitamins, minerals and amino acids. At StudioMD, we provide quick and thorough consultations to assess your needs and set up a vitamin shot just right for your goals. We strongly advise you not order B12 or any other substance for injection off the Internet, as solutions sold on the Internet may be mislabeled, adulterated, expired, or meant for other uses.
ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS TO VITAMIN SHOTS?
Although lipotropic injections do carry a few side effects, these effects are minimal and tend to be only temporary. The specific side effects often depend on the ingredients being used. While Vitamin B12, B6, and BCAAs shots aren’t harmful in large doses, other drugs like phentermine, could potentially lead to side effects like anxiety, diaherra, increase in heart rate and insomnia.
AM I A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR B12 SHOTS FOR WEIGHT LOSS?
To find out if you are a suitable candidate for our supervised weight loss treatment plans, including vitamin B12 shots, please schedule a consultation with one of our specialists at StudioMD Midtown. But keep in mind that B12 injections can be a more beneficial resource particularly for patients who are vegetarians, people prone to megaloblastic anemia, those with certain digestive disorders (specifically Crohn’s disease and celiac disease), and older individuals whose digestive system’s ability has decreased over time.
ARE VITAMIN SHOTS PAINFUL?
You can expect to experience a slight pinch or slight burning sensation during the injection, but it should quickly go away after the needle is removed. While pain tolerance varies from person to person, most patients experience some level of discomfort or pain, especially with the vitamin B12 injection. The thigh is the most common injection site for intramuscular self-injections, but one may also inject the vitamin B12 shot at the shoulder and the upper buttocks.
WHERE CAN I HAVE LIPOTROPIC VITAMIN SHOTS IN MIDTOWN NYC?
At StudioMD Medical Aesthetics & Wellness Centers we know that choosing any weight loss treatment can be a daunting process, which is why we go that extra mile to ensure our patients are cared for every step of the way. Lipotropic injections can be life changing, but only when associated with a broader strategy that addresses causes rather than symptoms and empowers patients to uphold their own health and wellness. So please come in for a complimentary consultation at our Midtown location to assess your unique needs and set up a treatment plan that works for you and your weight loss journey.
HOW OFTEN DO I NEED VITAMIN B12 SHOTS?
The frequency depends on the need and patient and your doctor will discuss details with you however generally you may need every week or every other week.
ARE B12 SHOTS FOR WEIGHT LOSS SAFE?
Overall, vitamin B12 injections are typically regarded as extremely safe. They have no major side effects associated with them. In fact, vitamin B12 supplementation is especially common because insufficiency is so pervasive. However, some people may experience allergic responses or acquire a sensitivity to the B12 vitamin in extremely rare situations.
WHO IS GOING TO ADMINISTER THE B12 SHOTS?
Dr. Ahwadesh Gupta is a Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician, licensed in New York, experienced in Internal Medicine office and hospital work, and with over ten years of experience in cosmetic procedures and weight loss medicine. His professional aesthetics skills include the performance of Botox, Fillers, and PRFM injections, Vampire Face Lifts, Breast Lifts, and the use of different cosmetic lasers. With Dr Gupta and team your B12 and vitamin shots will be carried out with expertise and in the most attentive way possible.