Information about Rimonabant

Rimonabant uses

Rimonabant is used in obesity.

How rimonabant works

Rimonabant lowers the appetite, which in turn decreases the food intake.

Common side effects of rimonabant

Nausea, Dizziness, Depression, Mood changes.

Available Medicine for Rimonabant

  • ₹57
    Unichem Laboratories Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹65
    Cipla Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹137
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹59
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹75
    Lupin Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹89
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹55
    Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹52
    Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)

Expert advice for Rimonabant

  • Tell your doctor if you have or have ever suffered from depression, any liver or kidney problem or seizures.
  • Consult your doctor if you feel low or depressed while taking rimonabant, as it may cause side depression or suicidal tendencies.
  • Tell your doctor if you have diabetes as rimonabant is known to reduce blood glucose.
  • Do not take if patient is allergic to rimonabant or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if patient is suffering from depression or being treated with anti-depressive medicines.
  • Do not  take if patients < 18 years and not given to pregnant and breastfeeding women.

Frequently asked questions for Rimonabant


Q. Is rimonabant FDA approved?
Rimonabant is not approved by the US FDA.

Content on this page was last updated on 08 June, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)