Drug Safety Information for IONAMIN (Phentermine resin complex)

Adverse Drug Reactions for IONAMIN* (Phentermine resin complex)

These charts and graphs are based on reports received through the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) program (see below).

Top 20 Adverse Effects Associated with IONAMIN
(reported in FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

  Side Effect # of FDA Reports
1Fatigue4
2Nausea4
3Paranoia3
4Pain3
5Paraesthesia3
6Anxiety3
7Hypoaesthesia3
8Vomiting3
9Chest pain3
10Drug dependence2
11Completed suicide2
12Abnormal behaviour2
13Oedema2
14Blood triglycerides increased2
15Aggression2
16Overdose2
17Psychotic disorder2
18Headache*2
19Breast cancer female2
20Dysuria2

* This side effect also appears in "Top 10 Side Effects of IONAMIN " in the drug's Review Summary based on AskaPatient reviews.

Top 10 Reasons for Taking IONAMIN
(associated with FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

Reason # of FDA Reports
1Weight control33
2Weight decreased*9
3Increased appetite8
4Product used for unknown indication7
5Decreased appetite1

*Also a top-10 reason in AskaPatient Review Summary.


Types of Adverse Events for IONAMIN

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 192


Number of FDA Adverse Event Reports by Patient Age for IONAMIN

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 192*


* Reports for drugs with the same active ingredients have been aggregated in this analysis: Phentermine resin complex (Phentermine resin 30, Ionamin)

Charts are based on 192 reports filed with the FDA between 2004 and June 2015.

Adverse Event Reports are submitted to the FDA by pharmaceutical companies (mandatory reporting is required by manufacturers, distributors, or importers), health care providers such as doctors (voluntary reporting), and by patients themselves (voluntary reporting). More Information on FDA MedWatch (FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program)Voluntary reporting takes place under the FDA's MedWatch program, where health care professionals and consumers submit reports to FDA when they find a problem with a drug, medical device, biologic, or other FDA-regulated product. An adverse event is any undesirable experience or extreme side effect associated with the use of a medical product. Adverse events include: death, life threatening event, hospitalization, disability or permanent damage, congenital anomaly or birth defect, medical product use requiring a surgical or other intervention, or other serious medical situation believed to be caused by the drug.

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Analytics of FDA Adverse Event Reports Provided by Druginformer.com. FDA Drug Safety Information, including safety-related labeling updates, required post-approval safety studies, risk evaluation management strategies (REMS), alerts, and recalls are compiled by AskaPatient.com from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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