Ionamin is a type of medicine for losing weight. This pill is used with diet courses and exercise to treat overweight in people that have risk factors like diabetes, high cholesterol, heart diseases and high blood pressure. It is a type of appetite suppressant and should be used after consulting a doctor, precipitation exercises, behavioral changes, and reduced-calorie diet program to help you lose weight. The drug in Ionamin is phentermine. Phentermine is combined with a resin to generate a slow release, which prolongs the effects of Ionamin. It works by helping to release certain chemicals in the brain that control appetite. Celltech Pharmaceuticals, Inc is the company that manufactures Ionamin. The patients who take ionamin are likely to accept a healthy diet and program of regular exercise. Ionamin is not for the Children of 18 years or younger and the elderly people. This medicine should not be used if the patient is allergic to any ingredient in Ionamin or other sympathomimetics, taking dexfenfluramine, fenfluramine, furazolidone, guanadrel, guanethidine, or have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) in the last 14 days, have moderate to severe or uncontrolled high blood pressure, an overactive thyroid, glaucoma, heart or blood vessel disease, or severe narrowing of the blood vessels, having high blood pressure in the lungs, are in an agitated state, or have a history of substance abuse. Ionamin 15 mg or 30 mg 15 mg and 30 mg in that order of phentermine as the cationic exchange resin complex.
There are many side effects of Ionamin including Restlessness, Excess energy, Insomnia, Euphoria, Dysphoria, Difficulty in breathing, Faint headedness, Weakness, Ankle and Extremity Swelling, Increase in blood pressure, Excessive Fatigue, Headache, Dryness of the mouth, Unpleasant taste, Diarrhea, Constipation, Impotence, Changes in libido and many more. It should not be taken for the longer time than prescribed by the doctor as Ionamin can be habit forming if taken for prolonged periods or abused. It has limited dosage patients should take one capsule per day in the order of 1-2 hours before or after breakfast. It is not advisable to take Ionamin close to the time when going to bed as Ionamin is known to increase energy levels and can cause insomnia. The symptoms of overdosage of lonamin are like high energy levels, tremor, hyperreflexia, increased breathing rate, confusion, assaultiveness, hallucinations, panic, extreme tiredness, depression, arrhythmia, hypertension or hypotension, circulatory collapse, nausea and sickness, diarrhea, abdominal cramps. A person who is taking Ionamin should not take more than the recommended dose or use for longer than prescribed without checking the doctor. Doing so may increase the risk of serious side effects; tell the doctor immediately if one is not able to, should not drinking alcohol with Ionamin. Ionamin capsules are available in two strengths lonamin 15 mg or 30 mg. Ionamin 15mg is yellow/gray capsules stamped with “IONAMIN 15.” Supplied in bottles of 100’s and 400’s and Ionamin 30 mg is yellow capsules, printed with “lONAMIN 30.” Supplied in bottles of 100’s and 400’s. The ingredient in Ionamin 15mg capsules contains 15 mg of phentermine, D&C Yellow No. 10, Dibasic calcium phosphate, FD&C Yellow No. 6, Gelatin, Iron oxides (15 mg capsules only), Lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Titanium dioxide and Ionamin 30mg capsules contain 30 mg of phentermine, D&C Yellow No. 10, Dibasic calcium phosphate, FD&C Yellow No. 6, Gelatin, Iron oxides (15 mg capsules only), Lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Titanium dioxide.