Treatment of Obesity

What is Meridia?

Meridia is a trade name used by Abbott Laboratories for Sibutramine, an appetite suppressant used in the treatment of obesity caused by overeating. The drug was originally marketed by Knoll Pharmaceuticals. Although successful in promoting weight loss in conjunction with a low-calorie diet and exercise, it has been associated with an increased risk of heart attack and cerebrovascular incident and was withdrawn in late 2010 from a number of major markets, including the US, the UK , the European Union, China, Australia, Canada and India. Continue reading Meridia Obesity Treatment Medication