sibutramine

noun
si·​bu·​tra·​mine | \ sə-ˈbyü-trə-ˌmēn How to pronounce sibutramine (audio) , -mən How to pronounce sibutramine (audio) \

Medical Definition of sibutramine

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used to treat obesity by inhibiting the reuptake of norepinephrine, serotonin, and dopamine but has been withdrawn from sale by the manufacturer due to its link to cardiovascular events (as heart attack and stroke)

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“Sibutramine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sibutramine. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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