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A drug, C10H15N, that suppresses appetite by altering the metabolism of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine and is used in its hydrochloride form in the management of obesity.

[phen(yl) + ter(tiary) + (butyla)mine, one of its constituents.]
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Hi-Tech's diet and energy product portfolio includes such brands as Fastin, Lipodrene, Stimerex-ES, Ionamin, Lean EFX, Phenadrine, Black Widow, White Lightning, ECA Xtreme and HydroxyElite.
* phentermine (Adipex-P, Ionamin, Oby-Cap, T-Diet, Zantryl)
Louise suffered a massive seizure and almost died after taking the now banned diet pill Ionamin.
Phentermine (Ionamin, Fastin, Adipex) is approved only for 12-week, short-term weight loss.
Substances sold this way included weight-loss drugs commonly known as Bontril (phendimetrazine), Ionamin (phentermine), Adipex (phentermine), and Meridia (sibutramine).
Substances sold this way included weight loss drugs commonly known as Bontril (phendimetrazine), Ionamin (phentermine), Adipex (phentermine), and Meridia (sibutramine).
# Banned pharmaceutical drugs The appetite suppressant phentermine (marketed as Duromine and Ionamin), was officially withdrawn in Britain by the European Commission.
Table 1 Prescription Weight-Loss Medications Generic Name Trade Name(s) Dexfenfluramine Redux (withdrawn) Diethylpropion Tenuate, Tenuate dospan Fenfluramine Pondimin (withdrawn) Mazindol Sanorex, Mazanor Orlistat Xenical Phendimetrazine Bontril, Plegine, Prelu-2, X-Trozine Phentermine Adipex-P, Fastin, Ionamin, Oby-trim Sibutramine Meridia
Ionamin, the drug prescribed by the Strathearn Diet Centre in Falkirk, is to be banned in Europe.
Dr Samuel Hales prescribes the slimming drugs Xenical, Duromine and Ionamin at his office next to top store Selfridges in London's Oxford Street.
Official guidelines recommend that tablets such as Ionamin should only be prescribed to obese people.