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It is used to promote and maintain weight loss in obese patients

Generic Name: sibutramine

There is an FDA Alert for this drug. Click here to view it.

Special Alerts:

On October 8, 2010, the manufacturer announced a voluntary withdrawal of sibutramine from the US market. The withdrawal was requested by FDA following review of new data on cardiovascular risk. (See Cardiovascular Effects under Cautions.)

REMS:

FDA approved a REMS for sibutramine to ensure that the benefits of a drug outweigh the risks. The REMS may apply to one or more preparations of sibutramine and consists of the following: medication guide. See the FDA REMS page ([Web]) or the ASHP REMS Resource Center ([Web]).

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