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What is an appetite suppressant treatment?

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The effects of weight-loss medicine

Saxenda is a safe appetite suppressant with little side effects approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the European Medicines Authorization Authority (EMA), and the Food and Drug Administration (MFDS) for dietary and exercise regimens to treat obesity.

This is an injectable medicine that contains liraglutide playing a role similar to GLP-1, an appetite-regulating hormone in the body.

Self-management once a day reduces hunger and appetite, and make your stomach feel full, which leads the effect of lowering body fat, visceral fat and muscle fat.

01. Regulation of blood glucose helps increase feelings of satiety

02. Weight loss through dietary management

03. Stop yo-yo dieting

04. Blood pressure reduction effect

05. Easy care at home (once a day)

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No comparable to the existing appetite suppressant!

Features of weight-loss shot with another level

01.  Ensuring safety through various clinical studies

02.  Preventing diabetes in obese patients by acting as a disease cure

03.  normalization of blood glucose level

04.  Prevention of cardiovascular disease which was a side effect of the existing obesity-treatment drugs

Clinical trial of the weight loss injection

9 of 10 people lose weight

1 of 3 people lose weight 10% or more

(A 56-week study of 3,731 patients with diabete, BMI greater than 30, or at least one weight-related comorbid disorder with BMI greater than 27)

– As a dietary & exercise adjuvant, randomly assign weight-loss shot (n = 2,487) or placebo (n = 1,244) to patients

– 92% of patients with weight-loss shot and 65% of patients with placebo showed a decrease of weight

– 33% of patients with weight-loss shot and 10% of patients with placebo showed a decrease of more than 10% of weight (P<0.0001)

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Indications and usage

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To minimize the feeling of nausea that may occur during the first dose, you should increase the dose by 0.6mg/day with an interval of at least 1 week to increase the dosage to 3.0mg/day.

As the dose increases, the body will adapt to the drug and reduce nausea.

However, if the same dose does not improve for 2 consecutive weeks, please consult with the doctor.

Weight management pen

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How to use

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Q. When should I inject the weight-loss drug?

A. It is a once-daily, self-injectable medicine that comes in a prefilled pen. Take your medicine each day at any time that is convenient for you, with or without food. It is advised to administer it at the same time every day.

 

Q. Where should I place the injection?

A. Inject your dose of weight management shot under the skin (subcutaneous injection) in your stomach area (abdomen), upper leg (thigh), or upper arm. Do not inject into a vein or muscle.

 

Q. Where or how should I store the injection?

A. Store new, unused weight management pens in the refrigerator between 36°F and 46°F (2°C to 8°C). After first use, store in a refrigerator or at room temperature between 59°F and 86°F (15°C to 30°C). Pens in use should be thrown away after 30 days even if they still have some left in them. Don’t freeze it. The injection that has been frozen must not be used.

 

Q. Am I getting bruises?

A. At the time of injection, the needle may sting blood vessels causing blood or bruising. If this is the case, do not rub the area. If bleeding or bruising is severe, please review the medication guide.

 

Q. How much can I use with a pen?

A. Take medicine once daily at any time. The starting dose is 0.6 mg per day for 1 week. Increase the dose each week until the dose is 3 mg or as prescribed by your health care professional. Stay on the treatment schedule by filling your prescription before completing 17 doses. On day 18, use a new pen from your filled prescription to continue treatment.

(However, the period of use varies depending on the dose)

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Q. What if I forgot to inject?

A. If you miss your daily dose of the injection, use it as soon as you remember. Then, take your next daily dose as usual on the following day. Do not take an extra dose of the injection or increase your dose on the following day to make up for your missed dose.

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