Eating healthily and exercising regularly are the basics of an effective weight loss strategy. But weight loss is a mental exercise as much as a physical one, and we need all the help we can get to keep the weight down. Prescription weight loss medications like Saxenda® can be used in tandem with dieting and exercise strategies but it has to be taken under the watchful eyes of a doctor.
Saxenda is an injectable weight loss drug approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local health authorities that can help overweight people lose weight and keep it off. Saxenda works like a hormone that your body produces that regulates appetite, known as glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1). By activating areas of your brain that regulate appetite, Saxenda may make you feel less hungry, which can lead to lower calorie intake and weight loss. Please consult the doctor or slimming counsellor for more information on the medication and what to expect during the treatment process.