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What is Emergency Contraception: Understanding Your Options

In reproductive health, emergency contraception is a critical and often misunderstood topic. Emergency contraception, often called the “morning-after pill,” is a safe and effective way to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex or contraceptive failure. This article will delve into emergency contraception, how it works, the types available, and when and how to use it. Emergency […]

Saxenda (Liraglutide)

Trade name: Saxenda Generic name: Liraglutide Drug class: GLP-1 receptor agonists (incretin mimetics) Manufacturer: Novo Nordisk What is Saxenda (Liraglutide) and how does it work? Saxenda (Liraglutide) is an injectable medication that is given daily and belongs to the class of drugs called glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists.  GLP-1 is a naturally occurring hormone that […]