Saxenda® Weight Management Norwich

prescription-only weight loss medication

Saxenda is a prescription-only weight loss medication for people who are overweight or obese. The Saxenda weight loss injection is a very simple to use, virtually pain-free daily injection. Taking Saxenda as per the guidelines results in you taking control of your appetite, feeling full after smaller meal sizes and therefore you should lose a significant amount of weight.

The Saxenda pen can be injected any time of the day, with or without food. It is advised to take the weight loss injection at a similar time every day. Together with a balanced meal plan and exercise, Saxenda has shown to reduce your appetite and cravings for food, make you feel fuller quicker, fuller for longer, significantly reduce calorie intake and ultimately help you lose weight.

Consultations are offered from The Doctors Laser Clinic in Norwich. Tel: 01603 360360

How much weight can you lose on Saxenda?

The clinical trials reported clinically significant weight loss and for that reason Saxenda (liraglutide 3.0mg) is now licensed for weight loss. How much weight you lose will and the rate at which you lose it when you take Saxenda depends on a number of factors including your own personal circumstances and how your body responds to Liraglutide, the GLP-1 hormone. It is important to note that Saxenda skinny jab works for weight loss when it’s used correctly. However, this doesn’t mean that you’ll lose weight if you take liraglutide injections but don’t make any other lifestyle changes. Saxenda is licensed for weight loss in conjunction with a low-calorie diet and exercise, so its optimal efficacy is when they are followed correctly.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find out more about your weight management treatment.

No. Saxenda is a prescription-only medication

The duration of treatment will be regularly reviewed by us. It should be stopped if, after 12 weeks on the 3.0mg daily dose, you have not lost at least 5% of your body weight.

Saxenda is injected under the skin (subcutaneous injection). The best places to inject are the front of the waist or the front of the thighs. It is important not to inject into a vein or a muscle.

Consultations are offered from The Doctors Laser Clinic in Norwich. Firstly we will take a full medical history and assess your suitability for treatment. We will then get to know your goals and concerns.

Treatment by Joolia Gilvey

Joolia Gilvey is an award winning registered aesthetic nurse with over 10 years of experience in nursing. She performs treatments at her modern clinic in Thorpe End, Norwich. Joolia offers consultations prior to treatment. They are the perfect opportunity for you to find out more about your desired treatment.