Dimethylamylamine, DMAA

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