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Related to Meridia: phentermine, Xenical, sibutramine


A central, appetite-suppressing agent that blocks reuptake of serotonin, norepinephrine and, to a lesser extent, dopamine; it provides a sensation of fullness from lesser amounts of food, and increases metabolism. Sibutramine was approved for use as a dietary adjunct in the mid-1990s and was heavily marketed until 2010, when it was withdrawn from the market due to the increased risk of cardiovascular events and strokes associated with its use. Sibutramine is a Schedule-IV Controlled Substance.

Obese patients with an initial BMI of ≥ 30 kg/m2 or ≥ 27 kg/m2 in addition to other factors (e.g., hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia).

Adverse effects
Headache, dry mouth, anorexia, constipation.

Concurrent MAOIs, other central appetite suppressants, anorexia nervosa.


Sibutramine Obesity An anti-obesity agent used to facilitate and maintain weight loss, coupled to a low-calorie diet Contraindications Hx of stroke, CAD, CHF, uncontrolled HTN. See Obesity. Cf Xenical.
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