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Posted December 5, 2015

FDA Warns Companies Selling Products Containing Picamilon

On November 30, 2015, the FDA issued warning letters to five supplement companies selling products containing picamilon, which is not a lawful dietary supplement ingredient in the U.S.

Picamilon is a synthetic compound of GABA and niacin. It is has been promoted both as a pre-workout supplement and a cognitive enhancement supplement. It may also be referred to as pikatropin, pikamilon, nicotinyl-gamma-aminobutyric acid, or nicotinoyl-GABA.

The companies received warning letters for the following products which were labeled as containing picamilon (click on each one to read the FDA's warning letter): 

See Related Warnings:

No Vinpocetine in Some Vinpocetine Supplements; Picamilon Labels Not Accurate

GNC Accused of Selling Supplements with Unlawful Ingredients

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