Rimonabant is a prescription anti-obesity drug that you may be recommended if you have trouble losing and need to be taking drugs to achieve some progress. Rimonabant can be taken with some food or without, usually once a day to make sure you benefit from it as much a possible. You are not supposed to miss your regular doses of rimonabant, as otherwise there is a chance you may not get the effects desired. Always discuss with your health care provider all the aspects of your treatment before you get the prescription and start taking this medicine. It's important to remember that simply taking rimonabant is not going to help you lose weight - exercising regularly and keeping to a healthier diet may be required for you to benefit from the treatment. Make sure you tell your health care provider about any medical conditions you have that may affect the dose of rimonabant you are prescribed. The following ones are important to mention: liver problems, impaired kidney function and a history of epilepsy. Tell your doctor if you are taking any medications or have such plans, as he may recommend something to make sure there are no interactions. The following drugs can interact with rimonabant: telithromycin, itraconazole, ritonavir, phenytoin, clarithromycin, phenobarbital, carbamazeptine, nefazodone, and ketaconazole.