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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 It has been associated with increased cardiovascular events and strokes and has been withdrawn from the market in countries and regions including Australia, Canada, China, the European Union, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, New Zealand, the Philippines,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.

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  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 is a generic name for Remeron. MOBAN is a trade name for Molindone. It is an antipsychotic medication. MODAFINIL is generic name for Provigil. It is used to treat narcolepsy and ADD/ADHD. MOLINDONE is generic name for Mobane.

Google previewThe Leptin Boost Diet (2009)

Unleash Your Fat-Controlling Hormones for Maximum Weight Loss by Scott Isaacs

Meridia is a cousin of these medications. This weight-loss medication reports an average loss of 25 pounds in six months' time. If the medication is discontinued, however, the weight is regained. St. John's Wort is a nutritional supplement that increases serotonin levels. It has been advertised as a natural remedy for depression, anxiety, and obesity. Studies on St. John's ...

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 show that Topamax reduces binge eating. Nutritional Treatment for Eating Disorders The American Psychiatric Association lists Diagnosis and Treatment 95 ...

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 ...

Google previewGrabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps: Upper Extremities, Torso, Pelvis, and Lower Extremities (2015)

by Berish Strauch, Luis O. Vasconez, Charles K. Herman, Bernard T. Lee

Dinner, MD, FACS Meridia Hillcrest Hospital Assistant Clinical Professor Case Western Reserve Medical School Cleveland, Ohio B. H. Dolich, MD Albert ...

Google previewGrabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps: Head and Neck (2015)

by Berish Strauch, Luis O. Vasconez, Charles K. Herman, Bernard T. Lee

Dinner, MD, FACS Meridia Hillcrest Hospital Assistant Clinical Professor Case Western Reserve Medical School Cleveland, Ohio B. H. ...

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 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves Prozac ( fluoxetine) as the first drug specifically cleared to treat bulimia. 1997 September 12: Food and Drug Administration removes from sale the widely used antiobesity drugs fenfluramine ...

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. Sibutramine, a beta-phenethylamine that inhibits the reuptake of norepinephrine, serotonin, and dopamine to a very limited degree, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for long-term weight loss for patients 16 years and older.

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. This weight control medicine appears to work by making people feel more full while eating a meal, thereby reducing appetite. People using sibutramine eat less regardless of whether they are trying to lose weight. In rats the drug increases the rate at which ...

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 patients with an initial BMI of ≥30 kg/m2 or ≥27 kg/m2 with other factors–eg, hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia cons Sibutramine is a Schedule IV Controlled Substance Adverse effects Headache, dry mouth, anorexia, constipation ...

Google previewA Trilingual Dictionary (1865)

Being a Comprehensive Lexicon in English, Urdú, and Hindí ... by Mathura Prasada Misra

Meridia. Meridian. Midday, or M. Illanipulus.

Google previewPharmaceutical Manufacturing Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (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 4-Chlorobenzyl cyanide 1,3-Dibromopropane Sodium hydride Magnesium Hydrochloric acid Potassium hydroxide Thionyl chloride Ethyl bromide Diethylene glycoldimethyl ether Manufacturing Process A solution of 4- chlorobenzyl cyanide and 1 ...

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Food Controversies and the Law (2011)

by Elizabeth Marie Williams, Stephanie J. Carter

Sibut- ramine is the generic name of the drug marketed under the brand names Meridia and Reductil. The brand names are registered trademarks. Redux and Fen-phen are drugs that were prescribed for obesity that caused side effects such as damage to the heart valves. Redux, also known as Fen-phen, had been approved by the FDA prior to being made available to the general public through prescription. It was widely available as an anorectic during the mid-1990s. The actual ...

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