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Posted September 30, 2015
Weight and Energy Supplement Contains Synthetic "Amphetamine"
DMBA is an analogue of the pharmaceutical stimulant, 1,3-dimethylamylamine (DMAA), which is banned by the FDA. DMBA may also be listed on labels as 1,3-Dimethylbutylamine, 2-amino-4-methylpentane, AMP citrate, AMP, or 4-methyl-2-pentanamine .
In addition, the FDA noted that tru Weight & Energy contains high levels of synephrine, a stimulant from bitter orange extract which may cause hypertension, increased heart rate and cardiovascular toxicity. The product contains a bitter orange extract (synephrine 30%) while the agency noted that the content of p-synephrine in concentrated extracts or commercial products are standardized to 4-6%.
See ConsumerLab.com's Reviews of Weight Loss Supplements , B Vitamin Supplements and Energy Drinks and Muscle Enhancers for more about other synthetic stimulants and steroids found in these types of supplements, and tests of popular products.
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