Understanding Saxenda® Side Effects

You can learn more about potential side effects of treatment with Saxenda® by reviewing the full Prescribing Information and reading about common side effects below.

The most common Saxenda® side effects are:

  • nausea
  • hypoglycemia
  • diarrhea
  • constipation
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • decreased appetite
  • dyspepsia
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • abdominal pain
  • increased lipase

Nausea is the most common side effect when first starting Saxenda®, but decreases over time for most people as their body gets used to the medicine. The dosing schedule is designed to reduce the likelihood of gastrointestinal symptoms. Tell your health care professional if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Learn more about Saxenda®, including possible side effects, in the Medication Guide.


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Take another look at the results of medical studies that showed Saxenda® was an effective treatment to help people lose weight and keep it off.

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