Dietary And Weight Loss Supplements Can Contain A Stimulant Unapproved By FDA

April 8, 2015 7:46 AM

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According to a new study, even after 2 years since U.S. health regulators identified an amphetamine-like stimulant in diet pills that contain Acacia rigidula, these products are still on the market. The research was published in the Drug Testing and Analysis journal.

The study’s results showed that more than 10 of the 21 brands of pills containing Acacia rigidula also contain a stimulant known as beta-methylphenylethylamine, or BMPEA. The analyzed pills were purchased one year after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) acknowledged that these types of sup...

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