When should you take Saxenda?
You should take Saxenda at around the same time every day. You don’t need to use it with meals or at a specific time of day. Simply choose a time that is convenient for you, and continue to use it at that time.
Can you drink alcohol while using Saxenda?
You can drink on Saxenda, but you should be careful about how much. Alcohol can make Saxenda’s side effects worse. Alcoholic drinks can also often be high in calories, and might prevent Saxenda from working as well as it could. People who use Saxenda see the best weight loss benefits if they limit their alcohol consumption.
What should you do if you make a mistake while taking Saxenda?
There are a few things that can go wrong when you take Saxenda. If you accidentally bend a needle: don’t use it. Throw it out and get a new needle instead. If you need help taking Saxenda, ask a clinician to show you how to use it.
Taking too much Saxenda can lead to serious medical complications. Seek medical attention immediately if you take more than you were supposed to.
Missing doses of Saxenda won’t cause any major issues. If you remember within 12 hours of your missed dose, you can still take it. If it’s been more than 12 hours, just wait until your next dose. Never take a double dose to make up for a missed one.