Alerts

FDA advises consumers to stop using any supplement products labeled as OxyElite Pro or VERSA-1. Please see the following advisories: FDA -10/08/13, FDA - 10/11/13 and CDC - 10/08/13.

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Announcements

New article on reporting side effects of supplements
Just published in The New England Journal of Medicine: A recent article brings up dietary supplement issues you need to be aware of and discusses how dietary supplement side effects could be monitored better. A PDF of the April 3rd article is available free online.

3rd International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance
August 18-21, 2014
The ICSPP delivers innovative scientific programming on soldiers’ physical performance with experts from around the world.

DMAA list updated for April 2014

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Dietary supplement module
Earn continuing education credits (if eligible) for this two-hour online module.

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Question

Has DMAA been banned for use by military personnel?

OPSS Answer

    In April 2013 FDA declared DMAA illegal for use as a dietary supplement ingredient, which means that service members should not use dietary supplement products that contain it. For more information from FDA, visit the “DMAA in Dietary Supplements” page of the FDA website. For information about products containing DMAA and for a list of terms to look out for on labels, check out HPRC’s list of Dietary Supplement Products Containing DMAA.

      FAQ last reviewed 19 May 2014

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