Most Common Side Effects

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Common side effects of Saxenda® include: nausea, diarrhea, constipation, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), vomiting, headache, decreased appetite, upset stomach, tiredness, dizziness, stomach pain, and changes in enzyme (lipase) levels in your blood.

Nausea is the most common side effect when first starting Saxenda®, but decreases over time in most people as their body gets used to the medicine. 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 all possible side effects, in the Medication Guide.