What is the difference between Saxenda and Wegovy?

Wegovy is a once-weekly injection whereas Saxenda is a once-daily injection, also licensed for weight loss. It works in a very similar way to Wegovy and is manufactured by the same company. The active ingredient of Saxenda is liraglutide (also a GLP-1 – a synthetic version of the naturally occurring hormone GLP-1) and the active ingredient of Wegovy is semaglutide.