Saxenda

 
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Saxenda is a prescription medication used to help people lose weight. It works by increasing the amount of energy your body burns, which can lead to weight loss. Saxenda is usually taken as an injection once a day.

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Description

What is Saxenda? Saxenda is a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved medication that can help with weight management. It is a prescription drug that is used to treat obesity, and it can help a person lose weight if they are overweight by improving digestion, and regulating their insulin when blood sugar levels are high. How Does Saxenda Work? Saxenda is an injectable prescription medication that is often used alongside diet and exercise to help individuals who experience difficulties in losing weight. It is a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist, meaning it helps the body produce more insulin. Saxenda also decreases appetite by communicating to the brain that a person is full, thus turning off ones hunger. What is Saxenda Used for? Weight management Reducing waistline Regulating blood sugar levels Suppressing appetite Boosting metabolism

Warnings

Please contact your doctor if you are a breastfeeding mother. Saxenda and Liraglutide should not be used at the same time because Liraglutide is a type 2 diabetes medication that is taken together with a low-calorie diet and regular exercise. If you have a personal or family history of cancer, or insulin-dependent diabetes, you should not use Saxenda. Your doctor will do lab tests at regular intervals to monitor the impact of this medicine. Keep all appointments. Children should never have access to Saxenada or any other medications and you should never offer your medication to anybody.

Directions

Read the instructions for use especially if you are using it for the first time. Ensure to use it exactly as prescribed by a healthcare provider. Begin on a restricted-calorie plan and increase physical activity when you start taking Saxenda. Saxenda should not be injected into a vein or muscle. If you take too much Saxenda, contact your healthcare provider right away because an overdose may induce severe nausea and vomiting. Saxenda can be used with or without food.

Ingredients

The active ingredient in Saxenda is Liraglutide The inactive ingredients in Saxenda are hydroxyethylcellulose, sodium chloride and water for injection.

Side Effects

The following are some of the potential side-effects that may occur when taking Saxenda: Kidney failure Increased heart rate Swelling of the face Fainting Difficulties in breathing. It is important to note that Saxenda does not work as a quick fix for weight loss. It takes time and effort to see the results, therefore, it requires commitment.