Supplements Called Risky Are Destroyed


bodybuilding_supplementsSupplements, who really knows what is risky or not nowadays?  Sports supplements are widely used today and federal health regulators have put a lot of pressure on the manufacturer of two popular sports supplements.  They have voluntarily destroyed the inventory of the products according to the Food and Drug Administration.  The products made by USPlabs of Dallas, called Jack3d and OxyElite Pro, had a retail value of more than $8 million, the agency said.

The dispute that led to the final crackdown of this drug has been fat-burning products that contain an amphetaminelike stimulant called dimethylamylamine, or DMAA for short.

What are the side effects of these drugs?

public advisory saying that the stimulant was an illegal dietary ingredient and could pose serious health risks to consumers. Health regulators said the stimulant could elevate blood pressure, potentially leading to heart attacks, and warned consumers not to take it.  “We don’t want consumers using the products. We think they present a risk to public health,” said Daniel Fabricant, the director of the F.D.A.’s Division of Dietary Supplement Programs. “We will leave no stone unturned to get them out of the marketplace.”

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