Saxenda® is an FDA-approved, prescription injectable medicine that, when used with a low-calorie meal plan and increased physical activity, may help some adults with excess weight who also have weight-related medical problems (such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or type 2 diabetes), or obesity, to lose weight and keep it off.
Saxenda® is not for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and should not be used with Victoza® or any other GLP-1 receptor agonist or insulin. It is not known if Saxenda® is safe and effective when taken with other prescription, over-the-counter, or herbal weight-loss products.
What is Saxenda ?
Saxenda® (liraglutide) injection 3 mg is an injectable prescription medicine that may help some adults with excess weight (BMI >/= 27) who also have weight-related medical problems or obesity (BMI >/= 30) lose weight and keep the weight off. Saxenda® should be used with a reduced-calorie meal plan and increased physical activity
Saxenda® is not for the treatment of type 2 diabetes
Saxenda® and Victoza® have the same active ingredient, liraglutide, and should not be used together
Saxenda® should not be used with other GLP-1 receptor agonist medicines
Saxenda® and insulin should not be used together
It is not known if Saxenda® is safe and effective when taken with other prescription, over-the-counter, or herbal weight-loss products
It is not known if Saxenda® changes your risk of heart problems or stroke or of death due to heart problems or stroke
It is not known if Saxenda® can be used safely in people who have had pancreatitis
It is not known if Saxenda® is safe and effective in children under 18 years of age. Saxenda® is not recommended for use in children
How should I use Saxenda ?
Inject your dose of Saxenda® under the skin (subcutaneous injection) in your stomach area (abdomen), upper leg (thigh), or upper arm, as instructed by your health care provider. Do not inject into a vein or muscle
Never share your Saxenda® pen or needles with another person. You may give an infection to them, or get an infection from them
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