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Saxenda
WEIGHT LOSS INJECTIONS

Saxenda Weight Loss Injections

Mark Phillips UK Fitness Services combines workout programmes and calorie controlled diets as part of our many plans available however sometimes clients need extra assistance alongside their programmes to succeed.

Oxford Online Pharmacy

We have partnered up with one of the largest UK Pharmacy’s,  Oxford Online Pharmacy to provide the latest weight loss injections that can accelerate weight loss and progress and assist in helping with appetite and not craving for food on a regular basis.

To gain access to the injections below you will need to select the Online Doctor option when ready to start a consultation with a GP.

They will carefully go through your questionnaire to see if you are suitable for the medication and your GP will be informed to let them know you are using the medication. Once the order is complete and purchased you will receive your medication in a short period of time and we will be contact to discuss the next stage.

Remember using the medication on your own will not produce results that are desired , you will still need to do the calorie controlled plan and exercise programme alongside and we can then help develop this for you so you achieve maximum results for your weight loss journey.

We provide 3 options that are available for purchase from our partners above that all help provide weight loss.

Saxenda – Liraglutide 6mg/ml

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1 Pen – £59.99

2 Pens – £119.99

5 Pens – £269.99

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What is Saxenda?

Saxenda is a medicine prescribed by doctors to help people who need to lose weight. It uses the active ingredient, liraglutide. It’s typically self-administered once a day by injection just below the skin (subcutaneous injection). Recommended injection sites include the upper arm, front of the thigh, or the top of the waist. If you’re prescribed this medicine, you’ll be given detailed guidance on how, where, and when to use your Saxenda injection pen.

Who can use it?

Saxenda is typically considered for adults classed as obese (having a BMI of 35+) who are struggling to lose weight, have non-diabetic hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar), and are at high risk of obesity-related health conditions like a heart attack or stroke. Your doctor may also prescribe Saxenda if your BMI is 32.5 or higher and your ethnic origin is Chinese, south Asian, black African, or African Caribbean. 

Who can’t use it?

  • Saxenda isn’t suitable if you:
  • Are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Have an allergy to liraglutide or any of the other ingredients found in Saxenda
  • Live with a liver or kidney condition

Make your doctor aware of any existing health conditions so they can ensure Saxenda is suitable for you to take. They’ll also need to know what other medicines you’re currently taking. 

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How It Works

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The active ingredient in Saxenda, liraglutide, mimics a hormone in your body called glucacon-like peptide (GLP 1). This hormone tells receptors in your brain when you’re full, meaning it can help to control your appetite and reduce hunger pangs. This in turn can reduce the amount you eat and contribute to weight loss. It is most effective when combined with regular exercise and a low-calorie diet. 

Will it help me to lose weight?

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Saxenda starts working straight away, so you should notice a change in your appetite quite quickly. Liraglutide helps to regulate blood sugar levels, leaving you feeling fuller for longer and stabilising sudden spikes and dips in blood sugar that can lead to cravings. It’s estimated that successful treatments lead to an average weight loss of 1-2lbs per week over the initial course of treatment.

Weight loss treatments have been found to be most effective when used in conjunction with a low-calorie diet and regular physical activity. Aim for a calorie deficit each day (where you’re burning more calories through activity than you’re consuming through food and drink). 

Frequently asked questions

What side effects are associated with using Saxenda?

  • Reported side effects of Saxenda include:
  • Some nausea and vomiting (most common in the first few days/weeks of treatment)
  • Indigestion, heartburn, excess wind, inflamed stomach lining (gastritis), abdominal pain or discomfort
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Difficulty sleeping (most common in the first three months of treatment)
  • Gallstones
  • Bruising or irritation of the injection site
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia)
  • The side effects listed can affect up to 1 in 10 people. Less common side effects (up to 1 in 100 people) can include:
  • Increased heart rate
  • Allergic reaction resulting in a skin rash
  • Gall bladder inflammation
  • Slower emptying of the stomach
  • General feeling of being unwell
  • Dehydration – usually as a result of vomiting and diarrhoea if experienced during the initial days/weeks of treatment
  • If you experience these symptoms or any others that you’re concerned about, speak to your prescribing doctor.
  • An uncommon (up to 1 in 100 people) but serious side effect reported by some people using Saxenda is pancreatitis. This condition causes the pancreas to become inflamed and can lead to severe complications if left untreated. If you notice severe, continual pain in your abdomen and experience nausea and vomiting when using Saxenda, seek medical advice immediately as these symptoms could indicate acute pancreatitis.
  • On rare occasions (up to 1 in 1,000 people), anaphylaxis can occur. This is a serious allergic reaction that can be life-threatening without medical intervention. Seek medical advice immediately if you experience breathing problems, facial swelling, and an increased heartbeat.

Is there a similar product available without a prescription?

There are currently no over-the-counter alternatives to Saxenda containing the active ingredient, liraglutide in the UK. It is a prescription-only medicine which means it must be issued by a prescribing doctor or clinician. Our Online Doctor weight loss service includes a range of treatments, and our UK-based GPs will help determine which treatment is most appropriate for you. 

Where can I get a prescription for Saxenda?

Oxford Online Pharmacy’s Online Doctor offers consultations for weight loss to help navigate the best treatment for you. If our UK-based GP determines that Saxenda is appropriate for you, they will issue a private prescription. We can then dispense and deliver your medicine to the address of your choice.