Weight Loss Chandler AZ Saxenda Woman On Scale

Saxenda® (also known as liraglutide) is a GLP-1 agonist injectable medication typically used for management of Type 2 Diabetes. It is a prescription medication that is also sometimes prescribed for weight loss. The criteria for use as a weight loss adjunct therapy is for adults with excess weight (BMI >27) who also have other weight-related medical problems or diagnosed as obese (BMI >30).

Saxenda® should be used under the direction of a physician and accompanied by a medically supervised weight loss program in Chandler AZ.

Benefits of Saxenda in Chandler AZ

Effective Weight Loss: Saxenda® supports your weight loss efforts by acting on the areas of your bran that control your appetite. It helps you eat less and feel more satisfied.

  1. Blood Sugar Regulation: Saxenda® has the potential to improve your blood sugar levels, especially if you suffer from Type 2 Diabetes.
  2. Cardiovascular Support: Weight loss achieved through Saxenda® can contribute to better cardiovascular health by reducing the strain on your heart, improving cholesterol levels and lowering blood pressure.
  3. Customized Treatment: Saxenda® offers a very effective approach to weight management, especially when coupled with a personalized weight loss program that addresses nutrition, fitness and behavior modification.

Potential Risks

  1. Gastrointestinal Effects: Some users may experience mild gastrointestinal side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation. These effects are often temporary and tend to diminish over time.
  2. Low Blood Sugar: If you have Type 2 Diabetes, this medication may increase your risk of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Thus, it is important to monitor your blood sugar levels and follow your healthcare provider's recommendations.
  3. Pancreatitis: While rare, instances of pancreatitis have been reported among Saxenda® users. If you experience symptoms such as persistent abdominal pain and seek medical attention promptly if needed.
  4. Thyroid C-Cell Tumors: Saxenda® may be associated with an increased risk of thyroid C-cell tumors. If you have a personal or family history of these tumors or certain genetic conditions. Please discuss this risk with your healthcare provider.

At NewVivaMD, we specialize in medical weight loss with and without the use of the latest injectable weight loss medications. If you are interested in learning more, please reach out to us here.


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Open for Appointments and Phone Calls

7:45am - 4:30pm
Open for Appointments and Phone Calls

7:45am - 4:30pm
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2390 West Ray Road #1
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 331-4316