Saxenda is a prescription weight loss medication that is prescribed for people with weight-related medical problems or at risk of failing health because of being obese as defined by their BMI. The active ingredient in Saxenda – Liraglutide - makes the body feel full sooner while eating meals and promotes users eating less because of it. As is the case with most of these types of appetite restriction drugs it is advisable for users to also eat a lower-calorie diet and pair this weight loss injection with increased physical exercise levels. A common entry level criteria for Saxenda is having a BMI (body mass index) of 27 or more.
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.
The active ingredient in Saxenda is Liraglutide.
Do not exceed dosage regulations as explained in your prescription. If medication is ineffective for weight loss you must discontinue use and speak to your doctor again to analyze / 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.
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 / cetirizine.
Tell your doctor of all medications you are currently taking before receiving a prescription and proceeding to buy Saxenda online.
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.