Who Qualifies for Saxenda?

What is the approved use for Saxenda?

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  • Suppresses appetite
  • Reduces cravings
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What is the approved use for Saxenda?

Saxenda was first approved in December 2014 as a chronic weight management medication for adults with a BMI of 30 kg/m2 or higher. In 27 kg/m2 or higher who also have at least one weight-related condition. It is an adjunct to a reduced calorie diet and greater physical activity for adults.[1]

  • Who qualifies for Saxenda?
  • Is Saxenda approved for weight loss?

How effective is Saxenda? What are the positive aspects of this product? The safety and effectiveness of Saxenda has been looked at in three clinical trials. A total of 4,800 obese and overweight patients were enrolled in these trials. A clinical trial that examined patients without diabetes found that, on average, the patients who took Saxenda lost more weight than those who didn't take the drug.

What BMI qualifies for Saxenda?

You should speak to your health care professional about the results. Saxenda may help some adults with excess weight to lose weight and keep it off. Adults with a BMI of 27 to 29.9 who have weight-related medical problems may benefit from Saxenda. Adults with a BMI of 30 or more may be helped by Saxenda in terms of losing weight and keeping it off.

  • How overweight do you have to be to get Saxenda?
  • What BMI do I need for Saxenda?

Can I drink alcohol on Saxenda? There is no known interaction between Saxenda and alcohol, If you experience certain side effects while taking Saxenda, alcohol may make these effects worse. The possible side effects are nausea.

What are the qualifications for Saxenda?

Saxenda was approved in December 2014 to help with chronic weight management in adults. The adults must have a BMI of 30 kg/m2 or higher, or a BMI of 27 kg/m2 or higher if they also have at least one weight-related condition. It can help adults lose weight when combined with a reduced calorie diet and increased physical activity.

  • Who qualifies for Saxenda?
  • Is Saxenda approved for weight loss?

Does Saxenda have insulin? Do not use Saxenda for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in combination with Victoza or any other GLP-1 receptor agonist. The effects of taking Saxenda with other weight-loss products is unknown.

References

  1. https://www.fda.gov/drugs/news-events-human-drugs/fda-approves-weight-management-drug-patients-aged-12-and-older

Saxenda

  • Injectable medicine
  • Suppresses appetite
  • Reduces cravings
From
£46.50 View Product

Orlistat

  • Reduces the amount of fat your body absorbs
  • Helps you to lose weight
  • Lowers overall body fat
From
£27.99 View Product