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1.6% of Meridia users stop taking the drug within 3 months due to hypertension
Tuesday, December 18, 2007 8:20 am Email this article
The most common reason for stopping Meridia (sibutramine) within the first three months was hypertension, causing 1.6 percent of patients to stop taking the drug according to data from the UK. Subjects
Subjects: 12,336 people
This data came from 12,336 people who were prescribed Meridia (sibutramine).
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Drug Safety Research Unit
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