Who should not take Saxenda Pen Injector?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • low blood sugar
  • dehydration
  • suicidal thoughts
  • gallstones
  • inflammation of the gallbladder
  • kidney disease with reduction in kidney function
  • pregnancy
  • Pancreatitis
  • medullary thyroid cancer
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2
  • Family History of Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
  • kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function
  • an abnormally fast heartbeat

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