Saxenda

Novo Nordisk

Weight loss solution

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Precio regular
£ 95.99
Precio regular
Precio de venta
£ 95.99
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Quick view Summary

  • Type of medicine

    Prescription weight loss medicine

  • Effective within

    Individual results may vary

  • Works by

    Acting on brain receptors to control appetite and reduce hunger

  • Active ingredient

    Liraglutide

  • Strength

    6 mg/ml solution for injection

  • Common side effects

    Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, stomach discomfort, dry mouth, changes in taste

  • Generic

    No

  • Use with alcohol

    Alcohol use should be discussed with a healthcare provider

Saxenda

Description

Saxenda is a prescription weight-loss medication that helps individuals to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. It works by reducing hunger and increasing feelings of fullness, making it easier to stick to a lower-calorie diet. Saxenda can also help to improve overall health by reducing the risk of weight-related health conditions such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. This medication is available in the form of an injectable pen and is recommended for use in combination with diet and exercise for best results.

Every pen is accompanied by x20 needles and includes the sharps bin. During checkout, you have the option to order multiple pens, with a maximum of up to x5 pens.

Directions

The optimal utilization of Saxenda involves a gradual yet systematic titration process, a step-by-step approach carefully orchestrated in conjunction with your trusted healthcare professional. Initiating treatment necessitates the administration of a conservative dosage, with incremental adjustments over a span of several weeks. It's important to note that Saxenda is administered through self-injection, ensuring seamless integration into your daily routine. Collaborating closely with your healthcare provider, you will determine the ideal dosage and schedule tailored to your unique weight management objectives.

Ingredients

The cornerstone of Saxenda's efficacy lies in its active ingredient, liraglutide. This powerful GLP-1 receptor agonist orchestrates a symphony of physiological mechanisms to facilitate weight loss. Beyond its satiety-inducing effects that curtail caloric consumption, liraglutide enhances insulin sensitivity and plays a pivotal role in regulating blood glucose levels, contributing to your comprehensive weight management journey.

Side effects

While Saxenda's impact is overwhelmingly positive, it's prudent to remain vigilant about potential side effects. Among these, transient instances of nausea, diarrhea, and fluctuations in appetite may arise. Rest assured, these effects are generally short-lived, gradually dissipating as your body acclimatizes to the medication. Prompt communication with your healthcare provider is crucial should you encounter any unexpected or severe reactions.

Warnings

Thorough Medical History Review: A comprehensive understanding of your medical history is paramount before embarking on Saxenda. Transparency about pre-existing conditions, ongoing treatments, and medications facilitates a holistic evaluation by your healthcare provider. Individuals with a history of thyroid disorders or pancreatitis warrant particular attention and discussion.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Considerations: Saxenda is contraindicated during pregnancy and breastfeeding. If you're planning a pregnancy or are already pregnant, consultation with your healthcare provider is imperative to ascertain the most appropriate course of action.

Patient information leaflet

Download patient information leaflet (PIL) on the link below:
https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.2313.pdf

FAQs

Can Saxenda® be used alone for weight loss?

No, Saxenda® is intended to be used alongside a balanced diet and regular exercise program. It is not a standalone solution for weight loss. Your healthcare provider will guide you on adopting a comprehensive approach to weight management.

Can Saxenda® be used by individuals with diabetes?

Saxenda® is not a replacement for insulin and should not be used as such. If you have diabetes, consult your healthcare provider for guidance on managing your condition while using Saxenda®.

Can Saxenda® be used by pregnant or breastfeeding individuals?

Saxenda® should not be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding, as its effects on unborn babies and breast milk are not well understood. Discuss your options with your healthcare provider.

Can I use Saxenda® with other medications?

Inform your healthcare provider about all the medications you are taking, including diabetes medications, to ensure there are no interactions or potential complications.

How long will it take to see results with Saxenda®?

Individual results may vary, but it is important to work closely with your healthcare provider to track your progress. Some people may start to see weight loss within a few weeks of starting Saxenda®.

Medically reviewed and published

This page was medically reviewed by Dr Sohaib Imtiaz, Clinical Lead |

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