Victoza

Victoza

Victoza is a brand name for a medication called Liraglutide, a GLP1 analogue, approved for diabetes which can also help indirectly with weight loss. A higher dose of the exact same medication was recently FDA approved under the brand name Saxenda for weight loss. More on this coming soon.

Prab R. Tumpati, MD. Dr. Tumpati is the founder and medical director of W8MD Weight Loss, Sleep and MedSpa Centers. Dr Tumpati is board certified physician practicing sleep medicine, obesity medicine, aesthetic medicine and internal medicine. Dr. Tumpati’s passion is to educate patients and get to the root of the problem rather than “band aid medicine”.

3 things wrong with our diet

3 things wrong with our diet

As a physician with fellowship training in Obesity Medicine, Dr. Tumpati has a unique approach to wellness, weight loss, and medical aesthetics with a focus on prevention rather than cure. Dr. Tumpati takes pride in helping patients come of many chronic life style medications such as blood pressure, cholesterol or diabetes medications by helping them lose weight and change their life style.

W8MD weight loss team

W8MD weight loss team

Dr Tumpati believes in evidence based medicine rather than fad diets that do not work and works with each patient taking their unique situation in to consideration that causes them to gain weight so he can find a customized solution.
Serving as the medical director of the W8MD’s New York City, Cherry Hill NJ and greater Philadelphia offices, Dr Tumpati is the leading weight loss, sleep and aesthetic medicine physician in the tristate areas of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.

Also see Saxenda.

Frequently asked questions regarding Victoza

  • Is victoza dangerous?
  • Is victoza hard on kidneys?
  • Can victoza cause headaches?
  • Does victoza cause hair loss?
  • Can I take Victoza before bed?
  • Can I stop victoza cold turkey?
  • Can I take Victoza twice a day?
  • Should victoza be refrigerated?
  • Does victoza curb your appetite?
  • Is victoza safe for weight loss?

More frequently asked questions regarding Victoza

  • Does victoza cause hypoglycemia?
  • Can I drink while taking Victoza?
  • Can victoza cause a heart attack?
  • What does Victoza do to the body?
  • Is Trulicity better than Victoza?
  • Is victoza better than metformin?
  • How long does a Victoza pen last?
  • Can victoza affect your eyesight?
  • Can victoza cause blood in urine?
  • Can victoza cause thyroid cancer?
  • Can you stop taking Victoza abruptly?
  • Can victoza raise your blood pressure?
  • What is the best medicine to lower a1c?
  • What time of day should victoza be taken?
  • What are the bad side effects of Victoza?
  • What happens if you take too much Victoza?
  • What is the average weight loss on Victoza?
  • How long can you take Victoza for weight loss?
  • Where is the best place to give a victoza shot?
  • How long does it take Victoza to lower blood sugar?
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