Disease Information for Rimonabant (Acomplia) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Tremor
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced tremor/movement disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/ Source rDNA Manufacture
DRUG/Anorectic agent/diet medication (example)
DRUG/Anti-addiction medication (example)
DRUG/Anti-Obesity medication (ex)
DRUG/Cannabinoid CNS receptor blocker
DRUG/Genetically engineered/biological drug (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
administration, Rimonabant (Acomplia), Brand name/Acomplia (Rimonabant)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
DRUG-Herbal Weight/Appetite control claims
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$ Expensive medication
DRUG/Dose 20 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
Definition

Unique Antiobesity drug; Cannabinoid CNS receptor blocker; Investication trials 2004 FDA study French drug company which is merged Sanofi-Synthelabs-Aventis; anorectogenic helps cravings for tobacco as well [likely marijuana as well]taken chronically 2 years and safe with loss of central obesity, improved insulin sensitivity

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