Benefits of Saxenda®

You may have lost weight once or many times in the past. But keeping the weight off proved to be difficult. Learn how Saxenda® helped some adults lose weight and keep it off below. Then look up your co-pay and ask your health care provider if Saxenda® is right for you.

How much weight can I lose?

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Saxenda® was clinically tested and proven in a study of 3,731 patients in which 85% of people taking Saxenda® lost some weight.a In this study:

3 out of 5 people taking Saxenda® achieved significant weight loss of 5% or more

3 out of 5 people taking Saxenda® achieved significant weight loss of 5% or more

Which means those patients lost an average of ~12 lb (from before they entered the study)

 

1 out of 3 people taking Saxenda® achieved significant weight loss of more than 10%

1 out of 3 people taking Saxenda® achieved significant weight loss of more than 10%

Which means those patients lost an average of ~23 lb (from before they entered the study)

 

6% of people taking Saxenda® achieved weight loss of 20% or more

6% of people taking Saxenda® achieved weight loss of 20% or more

Which means those patients lost an average of ~47 lb (from before they entered the study)

 

aResults are from a 56-week trial of 3,731 adults with body mass index (BMI) of 27-29.9 with at least 1 weight-related condition, or BMI of at least 30 not including adults with type 2 diabetes. In this study, 2,487 patients received Saxenda® and 1,244 received placebo. Both groups also received a reduced calorie diet and physical activity counseling.
bFor patients taking placebo: 5% or more weight loss was achieved by 34% of patients, 10% or more weight loss was achieved by 15% of patients, and 20% or more weight loss was achieved by 3% of patients.
c3 out of 5=62%; 1 out of 3 = 34%.
dIndividual results may vary.


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Can I keep the weight off?

Can I keep the weight off?

In a clinical study of people taking Saxenda® for 3 yearse:

  • 56% achieved significant weight loss at year 1, and
  • Approximately half of these patients maintained weight loss at 3 years when taking Saxenda® added to a reduced-calorie meal plan and increased physical activity, compared with people not on the drug

eIn a 3-year study, 2,254 adults with pre-diabetes and BMI ≥30 or ≥27 with one or more weight-related conditions were given Saxenda® (1,505 people) or placebo (749 people) added to a reduced-calorie meal plan and increased physical activity. The study looked at how many people lost ≥5% of their body weight. At year 1, 891 people on Saxenda® (56%) lost ≥5% of their weight vs 182 patients on placebo (25%). After 3 years, 747 people on Saxenda® and 322 people on placebo remained and had their weight measured. 391 of those people on Saxenda® (26%) lost ≥5% of their weight at both the 1- and 3-year marks vs 74 people on placebo (10%).

How can I tell if Saxenda® is working?

How can I tell if Saxenda® is working?

You will know if Saxenda® is working for you if you lose 4% of your body weight by your 4-month follow-up appointment.

 

Are weight-related health conditions affecting you?

Reducing your waistline isn’t the only impact of weight loss. Taking off weight and keeping it off may help improve conditions such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels.

Saxenda® is not indicated for the treatment of high blood pressure or high cholesterol. It is not known if Saxenda® changes your risk of heart problems or stroke or of death due to heart problems or stroke.

While you are at rest, Saxenda® can increase your heart rate. Tell your health care provider if you feel your heart racing or pounding in your chest and it lasts for several minutes while taking Saxenda®.