Dietary supplements are estimated to be responsible for thousands of emergency department visits annually. What were the top two prohibited stimulants identified in some dietary supplements?
In a recent analysis of 17 brands of supplements, 9 prohibited stimulants were identified with deterenol and phenpromethamine being most commonly detected.
Cohen PA et al. Nine prohibited stimulants found in sports and weight loss supplements: deterenol, phenpromethamine (Vonedrine), oxilofrine, octodrine, beta-methylphenylethylamine (BMPEA), 1,3-dimethylamylamine (1,3-DMAA), 1,4-dimethylamylamine (1,4-DMAA), 1,3-dimethylbutylamine (1,3-DMBA) and higenamine. Clin Tox 2021; published online 23 March 2021. https://doi.org/10.1080/15563650.2021.1894333