Hardwick Clinic
Hardwick Clinic
Weight Loss Club

Steps to Weight Loss

Medications

After your thorough initial paid consultation and assessment our Doctor may recommend you one of the following weight-loss medications. All medications that we provide are recognised weight-loss treatments and are fully approved and licensed for use in the UK. These are prescription only medications that only our qualified Doctors are able to provide. These medications work together with your nutritional, fitness and wellbeing program developed by your doctor. Please note that medication costs are not included in the consultation price.

Saxenda

This medication is sometimes referred to as the "skinny jab". It contains liraglutide and is marketed as Saxenda. This medication regulates appetite and carbohydrate metabolism. It can be used long-term for weight-loss and maintenance of healthy weight. This medication is injected daily using a special prefilled pen which minimises any discomfort and can be very discreetly administered. To find out more about Saxenda, please visit their website saxenda.com. Further Information about Saxenda is also available including a patient leaflet:PDF

Saxenda Pen
Mysimba

This tablet contains Naltrexone and Bupropion, both of which are known to reduce appetite and craving for food. Together, they are a powerful and effective weight-loss and maintenance treatment. Mysimba can also be used longer-term. This medication is especially useful for people who struggle to control their eating patterns and cravings for food. Further Information about Mysimba is available, including a patient leaflet:PDF

Orlistat

Also sold as Xenical. Occasionally, we prescribe this medication, which binds to and blocks some of the fat that you eat, preventing it being absorbed. This medication can be used long term and is often the medication of choice when other treatments are contra-indicated. Further Information about Orlistat is available, including a patient leaflet:PDF

Diethylpropion

Also sold as Tenuate. Our Doctors use the 75mg slow-release tablet for this medication. This is only licensed to be used short-term. We usually use this medication to kick-start your weight-loss journey. This medication is a powerful appetite suppressant. Hence, it is extremely useful for intensive weight-loss programs, such as those with significant calorie defecits with associated hunger. Further Information about Diethylpropion is available, including the FDA patient leaflet:PDF

Phentermine

Also known as Suprenza, Adipex, Zantryl or T-Diet, it has been around since 1959 and is one of the oldest weight-loss medications. Its action is very similar to Diethylpropion (above). Again, this is only licensed to be used short-term. If we prescribe this medication it would be to kick-start your weight-loss journey. Again, the medication acts as an appetite suppressant, useful for intensive weight-loss programs, such as those with significant calorie defecits with associated hunger. Further Information about Phentermine is available, including the FDA patient leaflet:PDF


**The weightloss treatments we provide require you to follow a healthy eating, lifestyle plan. Actual results vary from patient to patient

Further Information

Additional treatments may be available. For further details about this and other procedures, please contact us for more information.


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