How Saxenda® Works

Saxenda® addresses one of your body's natural responses to weight loss.

Saxenda® works like GLP-1 to regulate your appetite, which can lead to eating fewer calories and losing weight

Saxenda® works like GLP-1 to regulate your appetite, which can lead to eating fewer calories and losing weight

  • Your body naturally produces an appetite hormone known as glucagon-like-peptide (GLP-1) that helps to regulate your hunger
  • Saxenda® works like GLP-1 by regulating your appetite, which can lead to eating fewer calories and losing weight
  • Saxenda® is not a stimulant

More support to help you lose weight and keep it off

At no cost to you, SaxendaCare® is designed to provide the support you may need while taking Saxenda®. It can help you get the most from your treatment. When you sign up, you will have instant access to ongoing support based on scientifically proven weight-loss strategies.

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It's not just about willpower. There's a science to obesity.

  • Roberto is a 38-year-old detective
  • He’s a life-long athlete who never had trouble staying fit in the past
  • Then he began to struggle with losing weight and keeping it off
  • He learned how your body works against you as you lose weight
  • Roberto discovered that obesity is a chronic disease that sometimes requires treatment beyond diet and exercise

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