Zimulti Approval Status

  • FDA approved: No
  • Brand name: Zimulti
  • Generic name: rimonabant
  • Previous name: Acomplia
  • Company: Sanofi-aventis
  • Treatment for: Obesity

Zimulti (rimonabant) is the first of a new therapeutic class of drugs that selectively blocks the CB1 receptors of the endocannabinoid system. Rimonabant is approved in the EU (as Acomplia) for the treatment of obesity with associated risk factors.

FDA Approval Status for Zimulti

DateArticle
Nov  6, 2008Sanofi-aventis to Discontinue all Clinical Trials with rimonabant
Nov 14, 2007Rimonabant - Regulatory Update in Europe
Jul 19, 2007Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use Post-authorisation Summary of Positive Opinion for Acomplia/Zimulti
Jun 29, 2007Rimonabant Regulatory Update in the United States
Jun 14, 2007Weight Loss Drug Rimonabant Can Cause Serious Physical and Psychological Harm and Birth Defects, Public Citizen Tells FDA
Jun 13, 2007FDA Advisory Committee Did Not Recommend Approval of Rimonabant (Zimulti) for Use in Obese and Overweight Patients With Associated Risks Factors
Mar 26, 2007Rimonabant USA: Update - Mar 26, 2007
Mar 26, 2007Sanofi-aventis Acknowledges FDA Announcement of an Advisory Committee Meeting for rimonabant
Feb 12, 2007Rimonabant USA: Update - Feb 12, 2007
Dec  8, 2006Rimonabant Update in the United States
Feb 17, 2006Sanofi-aventis Received from the FDA an Approvable Letter for Rimonabant for Weight Management and a Non Approvable Letter for Smoking Cessation
Jun 23, 2005Rimonabant Accepted for Filing By the FDA

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