sibutramine


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si·bu·tra·mine

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A drug formerly used in the management of obesity, withdrawn from the US market in 2010 because of its association with an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes.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

n sibutramina
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