The world’s leading diabetes care company Novo Nordisk will launch an anti-obesity drug, Saxenda in India after necessary approvals. Melvin Oscar D’Souza, Corporate Vice-President and General Manager, Novo Nordisk India, told BusinessLine that the drug has already been introduced in the US.
When is the best time to take Saxenda morning or night?
What time should Saxenda® be dosed? Saxenda® can be taken at any time, independent of meals. Once on Saxenda®, if you find a time that is convenient for you, try to take Saxenda® at that time every day.
What is a 30-day supply of Saxenda?
The Saxenda® Savings Card If you have private or commercial insurance you may pay as little as $25 per 30-day supply (1 box) of Saxenda® subject to a maximum savings of $200 per 30-day supply. If you pay cash for your prescriptions, you can save up to $200 per 30-day supply (1 box) of Saxenda®.
How long after starting Saxenda do you see results?
Weight loss normally starts within 2 weeks of starting Saxenda (liraglutide).
How much weight can you lose on Saxenda?
Study participants were given a reduced-calorie diet and an increased exercise regimen, along with either Saxenda or a placebo. Those who took Saxenda lost an average of 18 and a half pounds over 56 weeks. Those taking a placebo only lost 6 pounds.
Can I take Saxenda at bedtime?
Saxenda is an injectable medication you take once a day. You may inject it at the most convenient time for you (e.g., before breakfast, lunch, dinner, or bedtime), but it should be taken at approximately the same time each day.
How much weight can I lose on Saxenda?
People who injected Saxenda (liraglutide) every day for a year lost an average of 18.5 pounds, compared with an average of 6 pounds for those taking a placebo, researchers found. Saxenda “can lower weight, improve cardiovascular risk factors and improve quality of life,” said lead researcher Dr. F.
How quickly will I lose weight on Saxenda?
Among nonresponders without diabetes who failed to lose 5% of their body weight after 16 weeks on the drug, 37% reached this goal by 56 weeks, but just 8% and 2%, respectively lost more than 10% and 15% of their total body weight.