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I understand your concern.
Saxenda is pretty safe in clinical practice and the most common side effects include
These side effects occur in around 10 percent of individuals but most people tolerate these injections very well.
Yes I have. Medullary thyroid cancer was seen in animal/rodent studies but there are not many cases in humans. Pancreatitis is a very rare side effect and has more chances to occur if the person consumes alcohol or has a history of gall bladder stones. Like any medication Saxenda also has some risks involved but it's a safe option overall in my opinion.