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Best place to inject Saxenda?

You can take your medicine at any time that is convenient for you, with or without food. This is called subcutaneous injection. Inject your dose under the skin in your stomach area (abdomen), upper leg (thigh), or upper arm as instructed by your health care provider. Do not inject the medication into a vein or muscle.

  • Where is the best place to inject Saxenda?

When will a doctor prescribe Saxenda? The drug will be available for those with a BMI of 35 or over (or 32.5 and over in the case of certain minority ethnic groups). To be eligible for NHS treatment, patients must have pre-diabetes and a high risk of cardiovascular disease, based on other risk factors like high blood pressure and cholesterol.

Where is the recommended injection site for Saxenda?

Inject your dose of Saxenda under the skin in your stomach area, upper leg, or upper arm, as instructed by your health care provider. Injections should not be given into a vein or muscle.

  • Where do you inject Saxenda?
  • Where do you inject Saxenda in thigh?
  • Where should I inject Saxenda?

What foods should I avoid while taking Saxenda? Saxenda is an effective weight loss tool. To see results while on Saxenda, you must maintain a low-calorie diet and exercise regularly, but there are no particular foods to avoid. This means eating fewer foods that are high in calories and low in nutrition, and more foods that are nutrient-dense.

Can you inject Saxenda into the stomach?

The Saxenda medication is usually injected once daily. Inject your dose of Saxenda under the skin in your stomach area, upper leg, or upper arm as instructed by your health care provider. Injections should not be given into a vein or muscle.

  • Where do you inject Saxenda in the stomach?
  • Can I inject Saxenda into thigh?

Who should not take Saxenda? Do not use Saxenda if you have a personal or family history of MTC, or if you have Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2).

What are the consequences of injecting Saxenda into a muscle?

Injecting insulin into muscle can change the way it's metabolized, be more painful, and cause more bruising. Be careful when injecting long-acting insulin. Injecting it into muscle can ruin blood sugars and send you on a blood glucose rollercoaster for the next 24 hours.[1]

  • What happens if you inject Saxenda into a muscle?

Is it OK to take Saxenda at night? Saxenda is a daily injectable medication. You may inject it at your convenience. For instance, you could take it before breakfast, lunch, dinner, or bedtime. You should take your medication at the same time each day for the best results.

Is it possible to take metformin and Saxenda together?

This means that the two drugs can be taken together without any negative effects.[2]

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Where is the recommended injection site for Saxenda?

Inject your dose of Saxenda under the skin in your stomach area, upper leg, or upper arm, as instructed by your health care provider. You should not inject this medication into a vein or muscle.

  • Where do you inject Saxenda?
  • Where do you inject Saxenda in thigh?
  • Where should I inject Saxenda?

What is the recommended time to inject Saxenda?

You may inject it at the most convenient time for you, but it should be taken at approximately the same time each day. For example, you could take it before breakfast, lunch, dinner, or bedtime.

  • What time should I inject Saxenda?

How do you inject Saxenda?

The recommended dose of Saxenda is 3 mg/day. Inject your dose of Saxenda under the skin in your stomach area, upper leg, or upper arm as instructed by your health care provider. This medication should not be injected into a vein or muscle.[3]

  • Where do you inject Saxenda in the stomach?
  • Can I inject Saxenda into thigh?

How do you inject Saxenda?

The Saxenda pen can be used at home or on the go. To inject your dose, subcutaneous injection is needed in your stomach area (abdomen), upper leg (thigh), or upper arm as instructed by your health care provider. Injecting into a vein or muscle is not recommended.

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Is there an alternative to Saxenda?

One of the best alternatives to Saxenda is Ozempic. Ozempic is another injectable medication that can help people to lose weight when they take it alongside a regular exercise routine and a healthy, balanced diet.

References

  • https://diabetesstrong.com/injecting-insulin-into-muscle/
  • https://www.drugs.com/drug-interactions/metformin-with-saxenda-1573-0-3189-16938.html
  • https://www.saxenda.com/site-map.html
  • Saxenda

    • Injectable medicine
    • Suppresses appetite
    • Reduces cravings
    From
    £49.42 each View Product

    Orlistat

    • Reduces the amount of fat your body absorbs
    • Helps you to lose weight
    • Lowers overall body fat
    From
    £25.99 View Product

    Wegovy (Semaglutide)

    • Injectable medicine
    • Suppresses appetite
    • Reduces cravings
    From
    £74.99 per dose
    Buy Wegovy

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