Meridia substantially increases blood pressure or <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>heart</span>
rate in some patients and
should not be given to patients with
uncontrolled or poorly controlled hypertension, history of heart
disease, stroke, severe liver or kidney disease, pregnant women or nursing mothers. Meridia should be used cautiously in patients with
a history of hypertension, glaucoma, seizures, or mild to moderate kidney disease.