SAXENDA (Liraglutide)

SAXENDA (Liraglutide)

SAXENDA (Liraglutide)


WHAT is SAXENDA(Liraglutide) solution for injection in pre filled pen 6MG/ML

SAXENDA(Liraglutide) is recently approved by HSA for weight management. It is similar to natural appetite hormone that produced by our body known as glucagon like peptide 1 (GLP-1) that helps to regulate hunger. SAXENDA(Liraglutide) makes you feel fuller and reduce hunger feeling, leading to weight loss.

WHO is Suitable for SAXENDA(Liraglutide)?

SAXENDA(Liraglutide) can be used as an adjunct to a healthy nutrition and increased physical activity for weight management in adolescent patients from the age of Adolescents (≥12 years)
• an inadequate response to reduced calorie diet and increased physical activity alone
• obesity (BMI corresponding to ≥30 kg/m2 for adults by international cut-off points)
• body weight above 60 kg

HOW to use SAXENDA(Liraglutide) injection pens?
Injection pens are self-administered and usually can be injected under your skin on your abdomen (most common), thighs or upper arms. Our doctor will demonstrate and guide you on this during the consultation. SAXENDA(Liraglutide) injection pen is generally not painful and well-tolerated by most patients. We will supply you with the finest needle available in market to ensure you have pain-free weight loss journey.

Any Side Effects?

Common side effects of Saxenda include
i) Nausea
ii) Vomiting
iii) Headache
iv) Tiredness (fatigue)
v) Stomach pain
Not all user will experience above side effects. If any of the side effects occur, usually will disappear in days or a week.

Who Is NOT Suitable for Saxenda?

It should not be used by individuals with a personal or family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) or those with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2). Our doctor will perform a detail medical assessment and ensure that you are safe before starting you on Saxenda.


One box of Saxenda (liraglutide) contains 3 pens which each vial can last about 4-6 days. One box is $360 and our weight consultation fee is $25. Total will be $385 before GST.

Why choose CareDoc Medical?
Our doctor will perform a weight assessment and health plan (diet and exercise plan) during the consultation. We will guide you hand in hand throughout your weight loss journey. Details explanation and instruction will be given to ensure you are fully understanded to the injection pen. You can call or WhatsApp us if any queries during our operating hours.