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Saxenda (Liraglutide)

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Saxenda (Liraglutide)

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  • Product Details

    Description

    Saxenda Weight Loss Saxenda is a prescription weight loss medication and prescribed for people with weight-related medical problems or obese as defined by their BMI.

    Liraglutide is a GLP-1 agonist drug that makes the body feel full sooner while eating meals and promotes users eating less because of it. Best results with appetite suppression medications are seen when users to also eat a lower-calorie diet and engage in increased physical exercise levels.

    A common criterion for being approved to start on Saxenda is having a BMI (body mass index) of 27 or more. Buy Saxenda from Canada Drugs Direct and get the best price on it.

    Directions

    Always take your medication exactly as indicated in your prescription

    The standard Saxenda dosage schedule is 0.6mg for week 1, 1.2mg for week 2, 1.8mg for week 3, 2.4mg for week 4, 3.0mg (full dose) for week 5

    Saxenda is injected subcutaneously (under skin) in the abdomen, upper leg, or upper arm. Your doctor will be able to provide some clarity on which location is best for you when consulting with him or her regarding this medication. Do not inject this medication into a vein or muscle, and never share you Saxenda pen with others.

    Ingredients

    Fact Table

    Formula

    C172H265N43O51

    License

    US FDA, EU EMA

    Bioavailability

    55%

    Legal status

    RX Only

    Chemical Name

    Liraglutide

    Elimination half-life

    13 hours

    Dosage (Strength)

    6mg/ml 3ml

    Pregnancy

    Consult a doctor

    Brands

    Saxenda, Victoza, others

    Protein binding

    Greater than 98%

    PubChem CID

    16134956

    MedlinePlus

    a611003

    ChEBI

    71193

    ATC code

    A10BJ02

    DrugBank

    DB06655

    KEGG

    D06404

    Routes of administration

    Subcutaneous

    Cautions

    Do not exceed dosage regulations as indicated in your prescription. If medication is ineffective for weight loss it is better to stop use and speak to your doctor again to revisit your weight loss plan. Overuse of prescription medication can result in serious health risks.

    Tell your doctor if you have any history of liver or kidney disease, gallbladder disease, medullary thyroid carcinoma, multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2, pancreatitis, or severe depression including suicidal or self-harm thoughts before starting on Saxenda

    Saxenda may not be suitable for women who are pregnant or breast feeding.

    Interactions

    There is the possibility of negative drug interaction risks between Saxenda and other Rx or OTC medications, including glucotrol, metaglip, amaryl, avandaryl, duetact, diaBeta, dicronase, glucovance, atorvastatin, bupropion, duloxetine, gabapentin, ibuprofen, levothyroxine, lisinopril, magnesium oxide, metformin, omeprazole, pantoprazole, phentermine, prednisone, levothyroxine, tramadol, trazodone, cholecalciferol, bupropion, alprazolam, and cetirizine

    Tell your doctor of all medications you are currently taking before receiving a prescription and proceeding to buy Saxenda online.

    Side Effects

    Saxenda side effects are possible, and some users may experience bladder pain, bloody or cloudy urine, chills, cough, diarrhea, urination problems, fever, general feeling of discomfort or illness, headache, hoarseness, joint pain, loss of appetite, lower back or side pain, muscle aches and pains, nausea, runny nose, shivering, sore throat, sweating, trouble sleeping, unusual tiredness or weakness or vomiting.

    If Saxenda side effects are seen you may want to discontinue use and speak with your doctor again regarding weight loss medication alternatives.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Saxenda (Liraglutide)


    how does Saxenda work

    Saxenda is a self-injectable medication used for weight loss. It functions by suppressing appetite and mimicking the effects of the hormone glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1).


    Is Saxenda the same as Ozempic?

    Saxenda and Ozempic are medications that fall into the glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) agonist class. However, Saxenda is for weight management in adults and children 12+ and requires daily injections, while Ozempic is for Type 2 diabetes in adults and requires once-weekly injections.


    Where to inject Saxenda?

    You can inject Saxenda subcutaneously into the abdomen, thigh, or upper arm, as directed by your healthcare provider, ensuring to avoid veins or muscles for safe administration.


    Why am i not losing weight on Saxenda?

    Saxenda may take time to show significant weight loss. In the first 2 to 4 weeks, you might lose about 2% to 4% of your weight. Stick to a reduced-calorie diet and exercise program for the best results.


    Does taking Saxenda at night help with nausea

    Taking Saxenda at night might be beneficial for managing nausea. Some individuals find that the side effects are less pronounced during sleep. However, it is essential to consult your healthcare provider before changing your dosing schedule.


    Does Saxenda make you tired?

    Saxenda may cause fatigue in some individuals. Feeling weak or tired is a common side effect experienced by up to one in ten patients. Additionally, low blood sugar levels (another common side effect of Saxenda) can contribute to feelings of tiredness.


    How long does Saxenda stay in your system

    Saxenda remains in your system for approximately three days. This duration is based on the half-life of the medication, which is the time it takes for 50% of the drug to be removed. Specifically, the half-life of Saxenda is 13 hours.


    What to do when you plateau on Saxenda?

    Review your habits and commit to healthy eating and exercise routines. Focus temporarily on other benefits of a healthy lifestyle and seek support from your healthcare provider to overcome the plateau.


    Can I skip a day of Saxenda?

    Skipping a day of Saxenda is not recommended for optimal results. It's best to take it daily as prescribed. If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember and continue with your regular schedule. Always consult your healthcare provider if you have concerns.


    Does Saxenda help with inflammation?

    No, Saxenda does not directly target inflammation. However, being aware of potential side effects, including gastrointestinal symptoms, is essential. If you experience any unusual effects, consult your doctor.


    IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

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