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I actually just posted about this. Can you guys who used Saxenda after surgery tell me how you went? Kept it off? Was it good? Am desperate to get rid of last 30 pounds

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I did Saxenda for 6 months in 2018. Only lost 20lbs and that was in the first two months then I hit a plateau. I have since gained that weight back and more. I saw my endocrinologist yesterday and am trying Qysmia. I’ve also started looking into bariatric surgery.

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