How Long Does Saxenda® (Liraglutide) Stay In Your System?

Saxenda 3.0 mg, the highest dose of Saxenda, stays in your system for about 3 days. However, this doesn’t mean that you will notice benefits or side effects for 3 days after your last dose; this will vary from person-to-person as the amount of Saxenda in your system will be much less on day 3 than it was on the day you gave yourself the injection. You should discuss any plans to stop taking Saxenda with your healthcare provider so they can help you to do this safely. If you need to start a new medication while taking Saxenda, this should be reviewed with your healthcare provider as well. 

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

Learn more about Saxenda here.

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.

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