Saxenda Pen Injector Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Head Pain
  • High Blood Levels Of The Lipase Enzyme
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Throwing Up
  • Weight Loss

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Gallstones
  • Low Blood Sugar

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Acute Infection Of The Nose, Throat Or Sinus
  • Backache
  • Burping
  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Dizzy
  • Dry Mouth
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Feeling Weak
  • Gas
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Indigestion
  • Low Energy
  • Not Feeling Well
  • Signs And Symptoms At Injection Site
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Throat Irritation

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Atrioventricular Heart Block
  • Blockage Of Normal Bile Flow
  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon Standing
  • Bundle Branch Block
  • Cancer Of Large Intestine
  • Extreme Loss Of Body Water
  • Giant Hives
  • Having Thoughts Of Suicide
  • Heart Block
  • Hepatitis
  • Hives
  • Hypersensitivity Drug Reaction
  • Inflammation Of Pancreas Associated With Tissue Death
  • Inflammation Of The Gallbladder
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Depression
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Itching
  • Rash

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