- Are Belviq and Ionamin the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Belviq?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Ionamin?
- What Is Belviq?
- What Is Ionamin?
- What Drugs Interact with Belviq?
- What Drugs Interact with Ionamin?
- How Should Belviq Be Taken?
- How Should Ionamin Be Taken?
Are Belviq and Ionamin the Same Thing?
Belviq (lorcaserin hydrochloride) and Ionamin (phentermine resin) are used for treatment of chronic weight management in adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater (obese) as an addition to a reduced-calorie diet and exercise and who have at least one weight-related condition such as high blood pressure (hypertension), type 2 diabetes, or high cholesterol (dyslipidemia).
What Are Possible Side Effects of Belviq?
Common side effects of Belviq include:
- low blood sugar (hypoglycemia),
- mental problems,
- slow heartbeat,
- feeling tired,
- dry mouth,
- back pain,
- painful erections,
- upper respiratory tract infection,
- runny or stuffy nose,
- urinary tract infection,
- muscle pain,
- sore throat, or
What Are Possible Side Effects of Ionamin?
Common side effects of Ionamin include:
- dry mouth or unpleasant taste in the mouth,
- difficulty sleeping (insomnia),
- increased or decreased interest in sex, or impotence
What Is Belviq?
Belviq (lorcaserin hydrochloride) is a serotonin 2C receptor agonist indicated for the treatment of chronic weight management in adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater (obese) as an addition to a reduced-calorie diet and exercise. Belviq is also approved for use by adults with a BMI of 27 or greater (overweight) and who have at least one weight-related condition such as high blood pressure (hypertension), type 2 diabetes, or high cholesterol (dyslipidemia).
What Is Ionamin?
What Drugs Interact With Belviq?
Belviq may interact with antidepressants, including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), triptans, bupropion, dextromethorphan, or St. John's Wort. Tell your doctor all medications you use.
What Drugs Interact With Ionamin?/h3>
Ionamin may interact with blood pressure medications, insulin or oral diabetes medications, guanethidine, or antidepressants.
How Should Belviq Be Taken?
How Should Ionamin Be Taken?
The dose of Ionamin is one capsule daily, before breakfast or 10-14 hours before retiring.
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