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noun si·bu·tra·mine \sə-ˈbyü-trə-ˌmēn, -mən\

Medical Definition of sibutramine

  1. :  an appetite suppressant C17H26ClN·HCl·H2O used to treat obesity byinhibiting the reuptake of norepinephrine, serotonin, and dopamine but has been withdrawn from sale by the manufacturer due to its link to cardiovascular events (as heart attack and stroke)

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