FDA warns against“1,3 Dimethylamylamine(DMAA)” containing productsP.Naina MohamedPharmacologist
IntroductionThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned thatthe dietary supplements containing a stimulant calleddim...
Dimethylamylamine (DMAA)Other names:Dimethylamylamine (DMAA) is found in the dietary supplements by any of the followingna...
Risks of Dimethylamylamine(DMAA)Dimethylamylamine (DMAA)VasoconstrictionIncrease the Peripheral vascular resistance (PVR)R...
Conclusion FDA has issued warning letters to companiesnotifying them products with DMAA need tobe taken off the market or...
References http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm358236.htm?source=govdelivery http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUp...
References http://www.mhra.gov.uk/Howweregulate/Medicines/Medicinesregulatorynews/CON180713 http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/g...
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Dimethyamylamine (DMAA)

  1. 1. FDA warns against“1,3 Dimethylamylamine(DMAA)” containing productsP.Naina MohamedPharmacologist
  2. 2. IntroductionThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned thatthe dietary supplements containing a stimulant calleddimethylamylamine (DMAA) are potentially dangerous tohealth.Products containing Dimethylamylamine (DMAA):DMAA is a derivative of Amphetamine and is commonlyused as a stimulant (performance enhancement ), pre-workout (muscle building), and weight loss ingredient indietary supplement products such as1. Jack 3D2. Oxyphen3. PhenFX4. Phentalene5. Redvipers, etc.
  3. 3. Dimethylamylamine (DMAA)Other names:Dimethylamylamine (DMAA) is found in the dietary supplements by any of the followingnames…1,3-Dimethylamylamine1,3 Dimethylpentylamine2-amino-4-methylhexane4-methyl-2-hexanamine4-methyl-2-hexyl-amine4-methylhexan-2-amineDimetilamilaminaDimethylpentylamineForthanForthaneFloradreneGeranamineGeraniumMethylhexanamine
  4. 4. Risks of Dimethylamylamine(DMAA)Dimethylamylamine (DMAA)VasoconstrictionIncrease the Peripheral vascular resistance (PVR)Rise in Blood PressureIncrease the risk of Myocardial Infarction, Strokeand damage to the arteries
  5. 5. Conclusion FDA has issued warning letters to companiesnotifying them products with DMAA need tobe taken off the market or reformulated toremove this substance. FDA advises consumers not to buy or useany dietary supplement product containingDMAA.
  6. 6. References http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm358236.htm?source=govdelivery http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm347270.htm http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm302133.htm http://www.fda.gov/Food/DietarySupplements/QADietarySupplements/ucm346576.htm
  7. 7. References http://www.mhra.gov.uk/Howweregulate/Medicines/Medicinesregulatorynews/CON180713 http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/201212/06/P201212060528.htm http://hprc-online.org/dietary-supplements/files/DMAA_List.pdf http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22030947

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