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AbbVie Inc.

Drug Names(s): sibutramine, KES524, Ectiva, Leptos, Reductil, Reductase, Reduxade, Sibutral, Zelium

Description: Meridia works in a different manner than other prescription weight management medications. It is a neurotransmitter reuptake inhibitor that merely enhances the body's normal function. Meridia inhibits the reuptake of norepinephrine, serotonin and dopamine. These neurotransmitters are thought to play a role in regulating appetite.

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