Selected Important Safety Information
Do not share your Saxenda® pen with others even if the needle has been changed. You may give other people a serious infection or get a serious infection from them.
What is the most important information I should know about Saxenda®?
Serious side effects may happen in people who take Saxenda®, including:
Possible thyroid tumors, including cancer. Tell your health care professional if you get a lump or swelling in your neck, hoarseness, trouble swallowing, or shortness of breath. These may be symptoms of thyroid cancer. In studies with rats and mice, Saxenda® and medicines that work like Saxenda® caused thyroid tumors, including thyroid cancer. It is not known if Saxenda® will cause thyroid tumors or a type of thyroid cancer called medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) in people.
Do not use Saxenda® if you or any of your family have ever had MTC, or if you have an endocrine system condition called Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2).
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Managing obesity like the long-term disease it is requires more than willpower alone. Adding Saxenda® to a reduced-calorie meal plan and increased physical activity may help you lose weight and keep it off.
Now indicated for more patients!
Saxenda® is now indicated for use in children aged 12-17 years with a body weight above 132 pounds and obesity to help them lose weight and keep the weight off. Saxenda® is used with a reduced calorie diet and increased physical activity.
Questions about changes to your Saxenda® mail order prescription coverage? Call 1-877-304-6895 or click here.
What is Saxenda®?
Saxenda® (liraglutide) injection 3 mg is an injectable prescription medicine used for adults with excess weighta (BMI ≥27) who also have weight-related medical problems or obesityb (BMI ≥30), and children aged 12-17 years with a body weight above 132 pounds (60 kg) and obesity to help them lose weight and keep the weight off. Saxenda® should be used with a reduced calorie diet and increased physical activity. Click here for the full indication.
Be sure to look up your co-pay and ask your health care provider if Saxenda® is right for you.
a Body mass index (BMI) ≥27.
b BMI ≥30.