How to use a Weight Loss Injection Pen – Video Demo

Managing obesity like the long-term disease it is requires more than willpower alone. Adding Liraglutide to a reduced-calorie meal plan and increased physical activity may help you lose weight and keep it off.  

Watch Liraglutide pen Instructions for Use

If you need a refresher on how to use the Liraglutide pen, this video may help. It features instructions on:

Attaching the needle

  • Checking the Saxenda® flow
  • Selecting the dose
  • Injecting the dose
  • Removing the needle
  • Disposing of the needle

About the pen
The parts of the Liraglutide pen are shown below. Please read the Instructions for Use that came with your pen for complete information.

Saxenda® pen illustration

A.Pen cap: Always replace it to protect the medicine from light

B.Dose counter: View and center your appropriate dose before use

C.Dose pointer: Arrow lines up with your selected dose

D.Dose selector: Turn it to select your dose

E.Dose button: Press and hold it to inject your dose

Parts of your single-use needle

The outer needle cap, inner needle cap, needle, and paper tab of a Saxenda® pen

Store new, unused liraglutide pens in the refrigerator between  2°C to 8°C. After first use, store in a refrigerator or at room temperature between 15°C to 30°C. Pens in use should be thrown away after 30 days even if they still have Liraglutide left in them. Don’t freeze Liraglutide. A pen that has been frozen must not be used.

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