Adult patients with a body mass index or BMI of 30 or higher which is considered obese or 27 or higher which is considered overweight and at least one coexisting condition, such as hypertension, diabetes type 2, or high cholesterol, are the target audience for the medication.
A person’s BMI can be used to measure how well their weight corresponds to their height and to identify whether they are underweight normal weight or overweight. More than one-third of adult UAE citizens, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, are obese. Obesity is a severe public health issue that jeopardizes an individual’s overall health. Saxenda Injections in Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah offers an alternative option for treating obesity or overweight in persons with at least one comorbidity when used in conjunction with a healthy lifestyle, such as a low-calorie diet and regular exercise.
What is Saxenda?
An analog of the intestinal hormone glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1), known as Saxenda (liraglutide 3 mg), which is used once daily, is 97% identical to natural human GLP-1.
Indications For Use:
As a long-term supplement to a low-calorie diet and increased exercise to reduce body weight in adult patients with a BMI of 30 kg/m2 (obese) or 27 kg/m2 and 30 kg/m2 (overweight) body and at least one comorbidity linked to being overweight (such as impaired glucose tolerance, type 2 diabetes mellitus, arterial hypertension, dyslipidemia, or obstructive sleep apnea syndrome).
Method of Application and Use:
- Neither intravenous nor intramuscular administration of the medication is recommended.
Saxenda Injections in Dubai are given once a day, regardless of when a meal is consumed. It ought to be injected into the upper arm, thigh, or abdomen. Without changing the dosage, the injection location and time can be altered. However, after selecting the most practical time, it is advised to inject at roughly the same time of day.
Doses. It starts at 0.6 milligrams each day. To improve gastrointestinal tolerance, the dose is raised to 3 mg per day while adding 0.6 mg at intervals of at least one week (see table).
Consideration should be made to terminating medication if, after an increase in dose, a subsequent one is poorly tolerated by the patient for two consecutive weeks. It is not advised to take more than 3 mg of the medicine daily. If, after 12 weeks of taking the medication at a dose of 3 mg/day, the loss in body weight was less than 5% of the initial value, therapy with Saxenda should be stopped. Every year, it’s important to reevaluate if counseling is still necessary.
- Hypersensitivity to liraglutide or any of the medication’s supporting ingredients;
- A family history of medullary thyroid cancer; type II multiple endocrine neoplasia;
- Severe depression, including historical suicide conduct or ideas.
- Significant renal impairment
- Serious liver disease;
- Concurrent use of other medications for weight loss correction;
- Concurrent usage of insulin
- Youngsters up to the age of 18.
What Other Effects Does Saxenda Have?
Saxenda Injections in Dubai & Abu Dhabi, in addition to helping people lose weight, also lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels while restoring regular breathing in people who have sleep apnea. The waist circumference shrank throughout treatment. Additionally, it has been demonstrated that Saxenda primarily reduces the visceral fat or the fat that surrounds the internal organs, which is crucial for avoiding the side effects of obesity.
What Are the Most Common Side Effects?
Saxenda was generally well tolerated throughout the clinical trial phase. The gastrointestinal tract was where the majority of side effects were experienced; they included nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation; they were not severe and only lasted a short time 94, 97. All of the medications in this class often cause nausea as a side effect, which is typically noticed early in the course of treatment.
Why Choose Us?
The results of Saxenda Injections in Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah are typically equal to those of invasive surgeries, making it the best method for weight loss. We provide slimming injections to aid two-thirds of adults who suffer from obesity and come to us looking for a rapid non-surgical cure. Millions of people currently utilize it as the most popular practice, although testing is necessary. At Enfield Royal Weight Loss Clinic, we examine your medical background to determine whether a weight loss injection is the best option for you.
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