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
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"I’ve lost weight before, but within a few years, I gained it back. Beyond diet and exercise, I needed other options. With my doctor’s support, I tried Saxenda® and I am now on the way to achieving my weight management goals. Saxenda® was the right choice for me."
— Arlene, a Saxenda® patient
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