How do I increase my dose of Saxenda (Liraglutide)?

You increase your dose of Saxenda over time using the same Saxenda pen until you reach the 3.0 mg dose.  Unless directed otherwise by your healthcare provider, you will typically follow this dosing schedule

  • 0.6 mg daily for week 1 
  • 1.2 mg daily for week 2
  • 1.8 mg daily for week 3
  • 2.4 mg daily for week 4
  • 3.0 mg daily for week 5 and going forward

Learn more about how FORM™ doctors prescribe Saxenda to help patients achieve their weight loss goals.

Saxenda® is a registered trademark of Novo Nordisk A/S.

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Brooke Marsico, PA-C

Brooke Marsico, PA-C

About the Author
Brooke Marsico completed her physician assistant training at Midwestern University. Brooke is passionate about helping patients living with obesity achieve meaningful weight loss and improve their health.Learn more about Brooke here.