Is Saxenda (liraglutide) gluten free?
Yes, Saxenda is gluten-free. The active ingredient in Saxenda is liraglutide, and the medication should not be used with other GLP-1 receptor agonist medicines. Saxenda is an FDA-approved prescription medication for chronic weight management in adults with overweight and obesity.
Learn more about who qualifies for Saxenda and how FORM doctors prescribe Saxenda to help patients achieve their weight loss goals.
Saxenda® is a registered trademark of Novo Nordisk A/S.
Lauren Lemieux, MD
FACP, ABOM diplomate
Dr. Lauren Lemieux completed her Internal Medicine residency and fellowship in Clinical Nutrition at UCLA. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, and as a Physician Nutrition Specialist. She is also a fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Lemieux is passionate about helping her patients reach their health goals using personalized nutrition, lifestyle and weight management strategies.