How to use Zepbound in 30 seconds

A quick guide with written, illustrated, and video instructions on how to use Zepbound.

How to use Zepbound in 30 seconds

Zepbound is one of the most popular GLP1 Receptor agonists out there created by Eli Lilly. Looking for how to use it? We'll get yo up to speed in 30 seconds.

Don't know what a GLP1 Receptor Agonist is, or how drugs like Ozempic, Mounjaro, Wegovy, or Zepbound work?

Check out our quick explainer

Illustrated (<30 seconds)

Injection sites are shown on a body. They are: belly, around the belly button, front upper thigh, and outer upper arm bicep.
An illustration of a hand holding the Zepbound pen and pulling off the gray base cap.
An illustration of a hand placing the Zepbound pen flat on the skin of the stomach.
An illustration of a hand pressing the button on the Zepbound pen to inject.

Written (~30 seconds)

If you're in a hurry, here are the 5 steps you need to remember

  1. Choose an injection site:
    1. Stomach
    2. Upper arm outside
    3. Thigh (above knee)
  2. Pull off the cap on your injector pen
  3. Place the injector against your skin at the injection site
  4. Unlock the injector
  5. Press and hold the button on the injector pen for up to 10 seconds

Video (1min)

Trace Curry on Youtube has a great shortened version of the Zepbound instructional video.

(If you want the full 12 minute official video, click here)

Got a little more time? Here are some more videos

GLP1 drugs are lucky to be commonly discussed by medical professionals on YouTube (no doubt due to all the recent buzz). Here's a video you might like as an intro guide from an MD:

The buzz around Zepbound and other GLP1s are also encouraging people and Youtubers to share how they're using the medicine, in a down to earth way: