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Saxenda for weight loss
Victoza has been sold in the United States since 2010 for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Saxenda is a higher dose of Victoza. The active ingredient in Saxenda is liraglutide, a glucagon-1 (GLP-1) peptide receptor agonist. It helps people lose weight by giving them a feeling of fullness, which causes them to burn fewer calories.
Compared to 1.2 mg or 1.8 mg for diabetes, the dose for obesity is 3 mg (Saxenda) (Victoza) per day. If children cannot take higher doses, the_ dose of Saxenda may be reduced- to 2.4 mg per day. Saxenda is a daily injection, so if you are allergic to needles, this may not be the right choice for you.
Glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1) of the appetite hormone is naturally produced- by your body and helps you_ regulate your hunger.
Saxenda® works similarly to GLP-1, as it controls your appetite, allowing you to eat fewer calories and lose weight.
Saxenda® (liraglutide) Injectable 3 mg is a prescription injectable medicine used to help with overweight or obese medical problems (BMI 30), as well as overweight adults (BMI 27) with 12-year-olds. Over 17 years, 132 pounds (60 kg) and obese. Saxenda® should be used- in conjunction with a low-calorie diet and strenuous exercise.
Saxenda® (liraglutide) 3 mg, injectable, is a prescription injection used to help overweight adults (BMI 27) lose weight and maintain their weight, as well as older children with underlying medical problems.
Associated with being- overweight or obese (BMI 30 ). 12-17 years are over 132 pounds (60 kg) and obese. Saxenda® should be used- in conjunction with a low-calorie diet and vigorous exercise.
Does Saxenda work?
At 56 weeks, the Saxenda group lost an average of 7.4% of their body weight, compared with 3% for the placebo group, in the study involving 3,731 patients. Weighing 200 kilograms means losing 15 kilograms.
It is reassuring that Saxenda has a higher dose than the known drug (Victoza), so it is not fully_ known.