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  • n. An anti-obesity drug which acts as an appetite suppressant.


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  • One of the newer classes of weight-loss drugs—cannabinoid blockers, one of which is called rimonabant—didn’t pass muster in the United States due to side effects.

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  • The next diet drug likely to get government approval is rimonabant, which is expected to be OK'd in 2007, he says.

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  • Acomplia, also known by the generic name rimonabant, is a new kind of drug that blocks receptors in the brain that help control food intake.

    Sanofi Pulls Obesity Drug From European Market

  • An FDA advisory committee recommended against approval of Acomplia, generically known as rimonabant, in 2007 because of psychiatric side effects.

    Merck Ends Development of Obesity Drug

  • It's called rimonabant, and we're going to talk about it today with Dr. Alice Jacobs, president of the American Heart Association, with us here from New Orleans to talk about this promising pill.

    CNN Transcript Nov 9, 2004

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  • There is a catch, too: the chronic stress of being on diet may add to inflammation unless anorectics, such as rimonabant, are used.

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  • The first generation of anti-obesity drugs that targeted the cannabinoid receptor CB1 - such as rimonabant - showed great promise as a therapy for obesity and related diseases such as diabetes.

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  • [...] obesity openly admit to a “food addiction”, several drugs targeting obesity such as rimonabant (a CB-1 receptor antagonist) or contrave (a combination of buproprion and naltrexone) specifically [...]

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  • A new CB1 receptor antagonist (the same class as rimonabant) in trials is CP-945,598 developed by Pfizer.

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