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User Reviews for Ionamin

Ionamin has an average rating of 7.9 out of 10 from a total of 13 ratings on Drugs.com. 78% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 22% reported a negative effect.

Condition Avg. Rating Reviews Compare
Weight Loss  
7.6
12 reviews 42 medications
Obesity  
10.0
1 reviews 66 medications
Summary of Ionamin reviews 7.9 13 reviews

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Reviews for Ionamin

Anonymous April 10, 2009

For Weight Loss: “This product was awesome. I went from 192 lbs in September of 2005 to 138lbs in January of 2006 without any form of exercise. I was working 2 jobs and it gave me more energy than anything else I've ever tried. Some days I would have to force myself to eat something because I just wasn't hungry. Then, they took the stuff of the market (in Canada at least). Neither I nor my doctor can get it anywhere. I didn't have ANY side effects other than losing ugly fat. Bring this stuff back! I know plenty of people who tried this and ALL loved it with great results. Since being off Ionamin, I'm back at 174 lbs. There is nothing on the market like Ionamin. Please bring it back.”

10 / 10
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Kat in California · Taken for 5 to 10 years May 29, 2016

For Weight Loss: “Took it lost 150 lbs kept it off for a while using every day. became addicted 1 wasn't enough...needed more and more. Ended up a speed addict. Got clean and my metabolism was a mess. I thought I could control the drug ...but it ended up controling me. I gained it all back and then some. Found weight watchers and over eaters anonymous.”

1 / 10
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Anonymous June 23, 2009

For Weight Loss: “This medication worked wonders for me. I went from 230lbs in September 2008 to 175lbs in February 2009. When I took it, it just made me almost forget about food. I would sometimes forget about eating until late in the day and just ate because I knew I needed to. The only bad part was that it stopped working before I got to the weight I wanted, but I haven't gained the weight back as of June 2009.”

9 / 10
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Anje Girl December 15, 2016

For Weight Loss: “I started Dec 2, 2016, a 5' 8" female at 322 lbs. Exactly 14 days later, I am now at 310.6 lbs. I take a 15mg capsule, 2x a day. It seems I have to tell myself to eat. The only side effect I've experienced so far is dry mouth, so I'm drinking lots of water to help with that. The first couple days I had increased energy after taking it, but that seems to have tapered out already. I am hoping it continues to work, as I have struggled with obesity all my life. Even after having cancer, I have been struggling.”

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tac1013 April 29, 2010

For Weight Loss: “I have to agree with everyone here. I was prescribed this medication years ago and I lost 2 sizes, got down to a size 10/12 and kept it off for 2 years until I got pregnant with my son. My only side effects were dry mouth, not always wanting to sleep (because I took them too late sometimes) and extreme energy! It was the best medication for weight loss I've ever used and now I'm looking to lose the weight again. Although just a note to everyone, if you are going to do something like Ionamin, it's best to exercise with it...that helps to keep it off. I'm going to see my doctor/nutritionist next month!”

10 / 10
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Lindy1978 March 20, 2017

For Weight Loss: “I took'm 1978. One a day. I wanted to loose 30 pounds 3 months after my delivery of my second child. I took diet pills back on the 60s and 70s, by doctors with no restrictions. I was 26, my body tolerated them well. Not Mentally, I feared gaining weight. I was hooked. It did affect me mentally. Yeah, It gave me energy. Energy any mom with two kids and a baby that worked, kept a house clean Etc.. I was tired but down to 130 on two months, But I couldn't give them up. I took them for over a year got down to 114. Tight muscles and looked great. But I crashed after the divorce and ended up on a pysc ward with severe depression, don't take them!! I got cancer a few months later. They are as addictive as speed. Loose weight the healthy way!”

8 / 10
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Anonymous March 30, 2010

For Weight Loss: “This product helped me lose 30 pounds in three months! It was absolutely amazing and truly the best product I have tried. I had energy, no cravings and enjoyed smaller portions. Taking this off the market was terrible for me and I gained back a lot of the weight over the years. I had such success with this product.”

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canada604 February 28, 2018

For Weight Loss: “I lost weight really fast without any side effects (one of my other meds might have masked the main side effect - anxiety, insomnia etc.) In theory similar to ephedrine or old hydroxcut but this is a hundred times better. Basically same idea but well engineered by big pharma Lastly, you will gain the weight back but very slowly. I'm not sure why anyone would think you wouldn't. But you gain it back slowly unless you have some specific reason for gaining weight (leg injury and you can't exercise)... just go back on it a couple of years later.”

10 / 10
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LizziB · Taken for 1 to 2 years September 18, 2017

For Weight Loss: “I took this tablets back in the late 80's/early 90's. They were very addictive and I was put on a higher dose. The establishment I acquired them from was a 'diet' clinic in North East Surrey. I would politely call them quacks. They had NO regard for my actual weight - I was in fact 8st 4lbs . Frankly, had I have been 6st I'm sure I would still have gotten them. Did they work? Yes, without question. I went 2 solid days without eating a single thing. My only intake was cups of tea. The downside was chronic insomnia which last long after the tablets ceased. I believe these tablets were at the root of the onset of my life long problem with IBS. AVOID LIKE THE PLAGUE. Plan meals, eat sensibly and exercise - you will lose weight.”

3 / 10
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jagger7 April 3, 2016

For Weight Loss: “I do not recommend this product. I took one pill and within an hour, went into a seizure and was hospitalized.”

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Anonymous January 1, 2010

For Weight Loss: “Best weight loss ever and the easiest! Went from 192 to 138 in 4 months! I gained most if it back since they took it off the market 3 years ago! Can't find anything nearly as good yet!”

10 / 10
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rubynikki June 28, 2015

For Weight Loss: “Adepix is the best meds on the market for weight loss I mainly used it for the energy!!! Losing the weight was a extra. My doctor put me on belviq and have no energy at all!!!”

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wendyessedce January 25, 2012

For Obesity: “Excellent.”

10 / 10
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