Ionamin Diet Pills
pills are appetite suppressants sold for rapid weight
loss. It is used for the short-term management of obesity.
Ionamin works best along with diet, exercise and behavior
therapy. It is an effective form of therapy for the
patient who needs to lose
weight to decrease diseases associated with significant
obesity. The magnitude of the weight loss will depend
on the degree of caloric restriction and the use of
Ionamin is a sympathomimetic amine, which is similar
to an amphetamine. It is also known as an "anorectic"
or "anorexigenic" medication. Ionamin stimulates
the central nervous system (nerves and brain), which
increases your heart rate and blood pressure and decreases
Ionamin is best taken on an empty stomach approximately
one hour before breakfast each morning. Follow the directions
for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take
this medicine about 30 minutes to 1 hour before meals.
This medication is to be swallowed whole, preferably
in midmorning. As Ionamin may cause sleeplessness avoid
taking it late in the day. Take your last dose of the
day at least 4 to 6 hours before bedtime.
If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it
as soon as possible. If it is after 4 pm , skip the
missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.
Do not take 2 doses at once. Do not increase your dose
or take it more often than prescribed because this Drug
can be habit forming.
Duration of Usage
Ionamin is meant for short-term use. It helps you to
start losing weight and then keep on going, when you
are ready to carry on. Don't think that continuous use
will increase the benefit of the pill, as your body
starts to build up a resistance to the effects of this
medication after a few weeks of treatment. It is always
advised not to get addicted to it.
If overdose is suspected, contact your local
poison control center or emergency room immediately.
Symptoms of overdose may include restlessness, tremor,
rapid breathing, confusion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
and stomach cramps.
- Some Drugs or medical conditions may interact with
this medicine. Inform your Doctor or Pharmacist of
all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that
you are taking.
- Do not use ionamin if you are also taking Furazolidone,
Guanadrel, Guanethidine or Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
- Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions,
allergies, pregnancy or if you are breast-feeding.
- Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you have any
questions or concerns about using this medicine.
- You must not exceed the recommended dose or take
this medicine for longer than prescribed without checking
with your doctor. Exceeding the recommended dose or
taking this medicine for longer than prescribed may
cause serious Side Effects.
- Do not drive or do anything else that could be dangerous
until you know how you react to Ionamin.
- Do not miss any medical appointments while taking
the drug and before any medical or dental treatments,
emergency care or surgery, tell the doctor or dentist
that you are using Ionamin.
- Do not take Ionamin if you are pregnant.
- Its not known whether Ionamin is excreted in breast
milk or not but for safety's sake do not take Ionamin
while breast feeding.
- Do not share this medicine with others for whom
it was not prescribed.
- Do not use Ionamin for other health conditions.
Usage of Ionamin may in some cases lead to:
- Blurred vision
- Dry mouth
- Stomach upset or constipation may occur the first
few days as your body adjusts to the medication.
Other adverse events include central nervous system
effects, gastrointestinal disturbances and changes in
Ionamin must be stored at room temperature below 77
degrees F (25 degrees C) in a tightly-closed container,
away from heat and light. Do NOT store Ionamin in the
bathroom, near the kitchen sink or in other damp places.
Heat or moisture may cause the medicine to break down.
Do NOT keep the medicine past it's expiration date.
Ionamin should be kept out of children's reach
The following information is intended to supplement,
not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your
physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional.
It should not be construed to indicate that use of the
drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult
your healthcare professional before using this drug.