Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Saxenda
  2. Victoza


Liraglutide injection is used with diet and exercise to lower blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. It is also used to reduce the risk of life-threatening events, including heart attack and stroke, in adults with type 2 diabetes and established heart or blood vessel disease. This medicine is a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist.

Liraglutide injection is also used together with a reduced-calorie diet and proper exercise to help patients with obesity lose weight.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution