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 (sə-byo͞o′trə-mĭn, -mēn′)
A drug formerly used in the management of obesity, withdrawn from the US market in 2010 because of its association with an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes.

[Alteration of cy(clo)- + but(yl) + perhaps (t)r(i)- (from its three methyl groups) + amine.]


n sibutramina
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6 million in financing for Meridia Metro, a six-story, 222-unit multi-housing property in Hackensack, New Jersey.
The Board is also composed of Algerian Mohamed Meridia, first vice-president, Botswana's Estoni Haiti, secretary-general and Gabonese Andre Angoi, treasurer general.
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Owned by Barcelona-based Meridia Capital, the hotel is set inside a historic 1870s Haussman-era heritage building near Opra Garnier, Galeries Lafayette and Place Vendome in the 9th Arrondissement in Paris.
The new 91-room hotel is owned by Spain-based Meridia Capital, and is set inside a historic building in Paris.
For example, the FDA warned last October that 20 brands of dietary supplements for weight loss were tainted with sibutramine--the active ingredient in prescription weight-loss drug Meridia that was linked to elevated blood pressure, heart rhythm problems, heart attacks, and stroke and removed from the U.
The agency also asked Abbott Laboratories to withdraw its diet medicine, Meridia, from the market due to heart risks, and the company agreed.
But if you plan to use a diet drug to achieve your goal, hear this: A study reported in the September 1, 2010, New England Journal of Medicine found that overweight patients with cardiac risk factors and /or type 2 diabetes who took the weight-loss drug sibutramine (Meridia) actually increased their risk of heart attack and stroke 16 percent, even when they followed a diet-and-exercise program (Note: Meridia was taken off the market in October 2010.
s Meridia, which was pulled off the market in October because of heart risks.
Physicians are advised to stop prescribing Meridia to their patients," Dr.