sibutramine


sibutramine
si·bu·tra·mine (sə-byo͞oʹtrə-mĭn, -mēn') n.
A drug that suppresses appetite by inhibiting the reuptake of the neurotransmitters norepinephrine and serotonin, used in the management of obesity.
  [Alteration of cyclo- + butyl + perhaps tri-(from its three methyl groups) + amine.]

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Universalium. 2010.

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