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Meridia (Sibutramine) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Meridia (Sibutramine) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (6)
Death (1)
Life Threatening Events (1)
Disability (3)

Reports by Reaction Type

Aphasia (2)Hemiparesis (2)Cerebrovascular Accident (2)Disability (2)Drug Ineffective (1)Foetal Exposure During Pregnancy (1)Impaired Work Ability (1)Pain (1)Paralysis (1)Pulmonary Embolism (1)Myalgia (1)Embolic Stroke (1)

Possible Meridia side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-26

Patient: female, weighing 131.7 kg (289.7 pounds)

Reactions: Mental Impairment, Myalgia, Aphasia, Hemiparesis, Cerebrovascular Accident, Convulsion, Disability

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Meridia

Other drugs received by patient: Unknown Long List; Unknown BP Medication; Metformin Hydrochloride



Possible Meridia side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-16

Patient: male

Reactions: Foetal Exposure During Pregnancy, Pulse Absent

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Meridia



Possible Meridia side effects in 37 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-20

Patient: 37 year old female

Reactions: Impaired Work Ability, Cerebrovascular Accident

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Meridia



Possible Meridia side effects in 51 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-04

Patient: 51 year old male, weighing 104.3 kg (229.5 pounds)

Reactions: Myocardial Infarction

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Meridia



Possible Meridia side effects in 25 year old female

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-03-28

Patient: 25 year old female

Reactions: Emotional Distress, Monoparesis, Pain, Aphasia, Embolic Stroke, Paralysis, Gait Disturbance, Hemiparesis, Neurological Symptom, Disability

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Meridia

Other drugs received by patient: Intrauterine Device



Possible Meridia side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-03-15

Patient: female, weighing 145.3 kg (319.6 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Pulmonary Embolism

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Meridia

Other drugs received by patient: M.v.i.

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