| Sep 2, 2010
The prescription diet drug sibutramine, sold under the brand name Meridia, should be taken off the market because it raises the risk of heart attacks and strokes in some patients, the editor of the New England Journal of Medicine said Wednesday.
| Sep 13, 2010
Federal health scientists are considering pulling Abbott Laboratories' diet pill Meridia off the market, based on data that it increases heart attack and stroke.
The Food and Drug Administration has posted its safety review of Meridia online, ahead of...
| Sep 15, 2010
There has never been a magic prescription to help millions of obese Americans lose weight. Whether one is any closer to reality is now under scrutiny.
A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel will decide Wednesday whether the diet drug Meridia...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 8:21 AM
The FDA is warning consumers about a weight loss drug that could be deadly.
Fruta Planta has been linked to several heart attacks and at least one death, according to officials.
The maker of the product, Kissimmee-based PRock Marketing, is recalling all...