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Saxenda Dosage

Generic name: liraglutide
Brand names: SaxendaVictoza
Drug class: Incretin mimetics

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.


 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  INJ (pen): 6 mg per mL

Obesity, long-term tx

[3 mg SC qd]
Start: 0.6 mg SC qd x1wk, then incr. dose by 0.6 mg/day qwk to target 3 mg SC qd; Max: 3 mg/day; Info: may delay dose titration x1wk if intolerance; D/C if wt loss <4% after 16wk or if 3 mg SC qd not tolerated; retitrate from 0.6 mg SC qd if tx interrupted for >3 days

Renal dosing

[not defined]
renal impairment: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[no adjustment]


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