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Meridia is a brand, drug brand.


  1. Meridia a.k.a. Sibutramine is an oral anorexiant. Until 2010 it was marketed and prescribed as an adjunct in the treatment of exogenous obesity along with diet and exercise. It has been associated with increased cardiovascular events and strokes and has been withdrawn from the market in countries and regions including Australia, Canada, China, the European Union, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, New Zealand, the Philippines, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
    • also known as Σιμπουτραμίνη, Hoạt chất Sibutramin, Hoạt chất Sibutramine, ซีบูทรามีน
  2. Meridia a.k.a. Meridià is a Catalan magazine published every week and directed by A. Fuster Valldeperas. The first number was published 14 January 1938 and they were published more than 50 numbers until 14 January 1939. The historical context is the Spanish Civil War that took place from 1936 until 1939.

Phrases with Meridia

  1. Mydaea Meridia
  2. Species Mydaea Meridia

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by V. SAGAR SETHI, M.D., Ph.D. with George W. Jacobs

MERIDIA is a trade name for Sibutramine. It is used for weight loss. METHADONE is used to treat opioids addiction, and chronic pain. METHAMPHETAMINE is a generic name for Desoxyn. It is used as an appetite suppressant. MITRAZAPINE ...

Google previewInvestigating Eating Disorders (anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating) (2011)

Real Facts for Real Lives by Marylou Ambrose, Veronica Deisler

Meridia is a new anti-obesity drug that has shown promising results. It curbs hunger and provides a feeling of fullness. Unfortunately, it can cause serious side effects, including high blood pressure and suicidal thoughts. Some studies also ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Diet Fads: Understanding Science and Society, 2nd Edition (2014)

Understanding Science and Society by Marjolijn Bijlefeld, Sharon K. Zoumbaris

Meridia (sibutramine) was a prescription drug for weight loss that acted upon the central nervous system by regulating the brain's appetite-control center. It was taken off the market in October 2010 because of the risk of cardiovascular ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Obesity (2008)

J - Z by Kathleen Keller

(meridia). WhiLe behAviOrAL interventiOns demonstrate successful weight loss in the short term, the effects are difficult to maintain. Pharmacological treatment has yielded positive results in weight loss and weight loss maintenance.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Obesity and Eating Disorders, Third Edition (2009)

by Dana K. Cassell, David H. Gleaves

Food and Drug Administration to market Meridia ( sibutramine) capsules for the treatment of obesity. October 25: Eli Lilly announces that ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Addictive Drugs (2002)

by Richard Lawrence Miller

Pronunciation: sih-BYOO-tra-meen Formal Names: Meridia, Reductil Type: Stimulant (anorectic class). See page 15 Federal Schedule Listing: Schedule IV ( DEA no. 1675) USA Availability: Prescription Pregnancy Category: C Uses.

Google previewDictionary of Practical Surgery (1886)

by Christopher Heath

Hence, generally an astigmatio eye can see distinctly lines parallel to its two chief meridia ; not simultaneously, however, but by two different efforts of its accommodative power. But it has no power of seeing distinctly lines in other directions.

Google previewA Comprehensive Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary (1850)

Revised with Additions by Joseph Emerson Worcester

(Meridia.) Meridian, Midday, or Noon. M. ( Maniputus.) A handful. M. A. (ArtiwmMmflittr.) Master of Arts. M. A. Military Academy.

Google previewA Complete Dictionary to Cæsar's Gallic War. With an appendix of idioms and hints on translation (1870)

Meridianus, adj. 3 (meridia.), Of or belong'ing to ...

Google previewPharmaceutical Manufacturing Encyclopedia (2013)

by William Andrew Publishing

Trade Name Manufacturer Country Year Introduced Meridia Abbott Laboratories USA - Reductil Abbott Laboratories - - Reductil Knoll AG Germany - Reductil Teva Pharmaceuticals Israel - Raw Materials ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

Meridia® Obesity A central, appetitesuppressing agent that blocks reuptake of serotonin and norepinephrine, and, to a lesser extent dopamine; it provides a sensation of fullness from less food, and Increased metabolism indications Obese ...

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