II. Precautions

  1. Not recommended due to risks
  2. FDA reclassified DMAA in 2012 as adulterated and not a dietary supplement
    1. Previously DMAA considered geranium extract, but this does not appear to be the case
  3. No safety data
  4. Banned by world anti-doping agency, U.S. Military, as well as several countries including Canada

III. Mechanism

  1. Marketed as stimulant that "increases energy, athletic performance and fat burning"
  2. Stimulant
    1. Vasoconstriction (risk of Myocardial Infarction)
    2. Increased Blood Pressure

V. References

  1. (2012) Presc Lett 19(8):44

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