Obesity affects not only physical health, but also mental, emotional, and even sexual health in a big way. So, it takes more than just willpower to treat and control it.
The Saxenda pen is an intriguing new weight loss medicine, , which has been approved by the MOH. It is injected subcutaneously like insulin. It was developed to treat diabetes but later found to modulate brain blood sugar and appetite centers to treat obesity!
WHAT IS SAXENDA?
Saxenda® (liraglutide) injection 3 mg is an injectable prescription medicine GLP-1 receptor agonist
WHO CAN USE SAXENDA?
adults with excess weight (BMI ≥27) who also have weight-related medical problems or obesity (BMI ≥30), and
children aged 12-17 years with a body weight above 132 pounds (60 kg) and obesity to help them lose weight and keep the weight off.
HOW SAXENDA WORK?
Saxenda addresses one of your body's natural responses to weight loss.
Your body naturally produces an appetite hormone known as glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) that helps to regulate your hunger
Saxenda® works like GLP-1 by regulating your appetite, which can lead to eating fewer calories and losing weight
Combined with physical activity and a low calorie diet plan, regular doses are more effective for losing weight than a diet alone
Has been shown to reduce cholesterol to reduce high cholesterol and high blood pressure with limited side effect
Saxenda medical weight loss treatment is self- injectable, so it requires fewer trips to the clinic
MOST COMMON SAXENDA SIDE EFFECT
Low blood sugar
Saxenda can be used any time of the day, with or without food. It is a promising way to help you get your ideal weight. Whatsapp us at Klinik Dr Diana for further inquiries and consultation.