Selected Important Safety Information 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). See below for full Important Safety Information as well as Limitations of Use.Show
Saxenda® is for chronic weight management in adult patients with a body mass index (BMI) ≥30, or ≥27 with 1 or more weight-related comorbidities as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity. Click for full indication and usage.
Experience an approach focused on you
At no cost to you, SaxendaCare® is designed to work with Saxenda® to help you lose weight and keep it off. More than just tips, SaxendaCare® uses scientifically proven weight-loss and maintenance strategies.
See how you can customize SaxendaCare® to get support that meets your needs.
It’s about you—staying focused, navigating challenges, and making changes step by step
Your personalized SaxendaCare® experience will help you:
- Create reduced-calorie eating and increased activity goals
- Stay accountable
- Switch gears when you need it
- Build the skills you need to take each step
SaxendaCare® offers online skill building activities, emails, and a personalized web dashboard.
Live phone support
- Call if you have questions about taking Saxenda®
- Learn about your Saxenda® pen
- Dosing and refill reminders
- Setting goals and expectations
- Scheduling time for being active
Your SaxendaCare® Welcome Kit
- Welcome letter
- Health and Wellness guide
- Portion plate with instructions
Your free SaxendaCare® Welcome Kit comes in the mail after you enroll.