Meridia Recall Issued Due to Stroke, Heart Attack Risk

October 14, 2013

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Patients who have suffered serious Meridia side effects, such as heart attack or stroke.
Damages
Meridia has been linked to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke, resuscitated cardiac arrest and death.
Company(ies)
Meridia is manufactured by Abbott Laboratories.
Additional Details
Meridia is a prescription drug designed for weight loss and maintenance of weight loss in obese individuals.
Date
On October 8, 2010 the FDA issued a Meridia recall following a nearly year-long safety review of the prescription weight loss drug.