package insert, http://druginserts.com/lib/rx/meds /ionamin/.
He also charged pounds 15 for seven Ionamin
pills and pounds 12 for seven Duromine capsules.
But last week a Sunday Mirror journalist of average weight was sold Ionamin
by both Dr Samuel Hales and Dr Pranjivandas Rajput, who have been raking in as much as pounds 1,000 a week from the sale of the drug at the Slim Care Diet Clinic.
The withdrawal of fenfluramine (Pondimin) and dexfenfluramine (Redux) late last summer is due to increasing reports of heart-valve abnormalities in as many as 30 percent of persons taking these drugs, with or without phentermine (Adipex, Fastin, or Ionamin
) to promote weight loss--and the earlier report of severe lung disease in a very small percentage of patients taking fenfluramine and dexfenfluramine together.
Examples of other CNS stimulants reportedly taken included diethylpropion (Tenuate), phenmetrazine (Preludin), benzphetamine (Didrex) and phentermine (Ionamin
* phentermine (Adipex-P, Fastin, Ionamin
, Obenix, Oby-Cap, Teramine, Zantryl)
A friend had been to the clinic and lost weight after being given slimming pills, Ionamin
. "The tablets suppress appetite, so you hardly eat a thing," she beamed.
Purnell, director of the weight regulation disorders clinic at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, cited a lengthy list of potential side effects of phentermine (Fastin, Adipex, Ionamin
) or sibutramine.
Table 1 Prescription Appetite Suppressant Medications Generic Name Trade Name(s) Dexfenfluramine Redux (Withdrawn) Diethylpropion Tenuate, Tenuate dospan Fenfluramine Pondimin (Withdrawn) Mazindol Sanorex, Mazanor Phendimetrazine Bontril, Plegine, Prelu-2, X-Trozine Phentermine Adipex-P, Fastin, Ionamin
, Oby-trim Sibutramine Meridia
For example, Figure 3 shows a search for "phentermine" (Ionamin
Three days after paying Dr Jepson pounds 11 for Ionamin
- an amphetamine-like pill which speeds up the metabolism so that calories are burned faster - Jennifer collapsed with a brain haemorrhage.
SO THE activities of these clinics go on unchecked, with doctors regularly dishing out powerful amphetamine-like drugs such as Tenuate Dospan, Ionamin