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Meridia (sibutramine) can cause bruising
Monday, April 03, 2006 2:07 am Email this article
Meridia (sibutramine) can cause bruising according to 16 cases reported according to a paper from New Zeland.
Sixteen cases suggests that this is a rare side effect, but something to be aware of.
Newly recognized adverse effect
“This represents a newly recognized adverse reaction for this medicine,” the authors noted.
Harrison-Woolrych M, Hill G, Clark D. Bruising associated with sibutramine: results from postmarketing surveillance in new zealand. Int J Obes (Lond). 2006 Feb 21,.
Intensive Medicines Monitoring Programme
Department of Preventive and Social Medicine
University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
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