How to use a Weight Loss Injection Pen – Video Demo

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

Watch the pen Instructions for Use

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

Attaching the needle

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

About the pen
The parts of the 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 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 any left in them. Don’t freeze it. A pen that has been frozen must not be used.


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