Workout Supplements Elicit Serious Health Concerns

by Cary Graham | April 11th, 2017

The health supplement industry is booming. From informercials at night to entire storefronts selling their wares, health supplement companies are making millions from a variety of products, all promising to enhance some part of your life. A popular category in the industry is dietary supplements that are advertised to boost energy, metabolism, and concentration. Unfortunately, many of these supplements contain an ingredient that has been linked to serious health complications.

DMAA (dimethylamylamine) is one of the key ingredients in many workout dietary supplements, which has similar effects as aphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance. It’s use has been linked to a number of serious health conditions, including:

  • cardiac arrest,
  • fainting,
  • heart attack,
  • heart palpitations,
  • heat stroke,
  • kidney failure,
  • liver failure,
  • seizure,
  • and even death.

The following supplements are known to contain DMAA:

  • Jack3d™
  • OxyElite Pro™
  • Nutrex LIPO 6 Black™ products
  • Nutrex HEMO-RAGE Black™
  • iSatori PWR™
  • MuscleTech™ NeuroCore™
  • MuscleTech™ HydroxyStim®
  • Fahrenheit Nutrition Lean EFX™
  • Muscle Warfare Napalm™
  • SNI Nitric Blast™
  • BIORhythm SSIN Juice™
  • MuscleMeds Code Red™
  • SEI MethylHex 4,2™
  • Gaspari Nutrition Spirodex™

If you or someone you love suffered harmful side effects after taking one of the above supplements, call us immediately for a free consultation. The drug injury lawyers at Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough have been helping drug injury victims for years better understand their rights to compensation, and we’re ready to help you too. Contact us today for your free, no consultation claim evaluation.