New obesity drug, Meridia (sibutramine)

    There's lots of interest in Knoll's new obesity drug, Meridia (sibutramine).

    Knoll just starting shipping it in the U.S....they've also applied to market it in Canada.

    Meridia is an appetite suppressant. It works by inhibiting the reuptake of norepinephrine...serotonin...and to a lesser extent, dopamine.

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