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DMAA Dietary Supplement

Dimethylamylamine ( DMAA ) Injury Lawsuit | Dimethylamylamine ( DMAA ) Injury Lawsuit | Heart Attack, Heart Problems, Cardiac Problems, Irregular heartbeat, Seizures, Heart attack, Stroke, Liver damage or liver failure, Kidney damage or kidney failure, Ps

Dimethylamylamine ( DMAA ) Injury Lawsuit

Dimethylamylamine ( DMAA ) Injury Lawsuit | Heart Attack, Heart Problems, Cardiac Problems, Irregular Heartbeat, Seizures, Heart Attack, Stroke, Liver Damage, Liver Failure, Kidney Damage, Kidney Failure, Psychiatric Side Effects, Elevated Blood Pressure, Sudden Cardiac Death | Lawsuits, Lawyer, Attorney

Did you suffer a heart attack or other heart problem while using a DMAA (dimethylamylamine) dietary supplement? Also known as "workout boosters," DMAA supplements sold under the names Lean Efx, Napalm, Nitric Blast and others have been the subject of Food & Drug Administration (FDA) warnings. DMAA is known to narrow the blood vessels and arteries, which can elevate blood pressure and may lead to cardiovascular events ranging from shortness of breath and tightening in the chest, to heart attack, according to the agency. In December 2011, the U.S. Department of Defense pulled dozens of DMAA products from U.S. military bases after two soldiers who died during or shortly after physical activity were found to have DMAA in their bloodstreams.

The defective drug lawyers at Parker Waichman LLP are currently investigating DMAA supplement side effects, including:

  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Seizures
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Liver damage or liver failure
  • Kidney damage or kidney failure
  • Psychiatric side effects
  • Elevated blood pressure
  • Sudden cardiac death

If you or a loved one used a DMAA workout booster and suffered one of these serious side effects, we want to hear from you today. Our DMAA injury lawyers are offering free lawsuit evaluations to anyone injured by one of these products. To learn more about the legal remedies available to you, please contact our DMAA injury lawyers today.

DMAA Supplements

DMAA dietary supplements have been marketed by certain companies as a dietary supplement in combination with caffeine and other ingredients. DMAA supplements contain a synthetic drug ingredient that has a stimulant effect that is similar to ephedrine, though not as strong. Though DMAA supplements are marketed as "natural," most experts agree there is no credible evidence linking DMAA to a natural source, and it is actually a synthetic drug.

DMAA may be listed on supplement labeling as

  • 1,3-dimethylamylamine
  • Methylhexanamine
  • geranium extract (or any part of the geranium)
  • 4-methyl-2-hexanamine
  • 2-amino-4-methylhexane

In December 2011, DMAA workout boosters were banned from on-site stores at U.S. military installations after the deaths of two soldiers were linked to such products. In the summer of 2011, a 22 year-old soldier collapsed and died at an Army base in the Southwest during a training run. That fall, another solider at the same base collapsed after a physical fitness test. The 32-year-old died in the hospital just a month later. Both soldiers were found to have DMAA in their blood.

FDA DMAA Warning Letters

In April 2012, the FDA issued warning letters to 10 DMAA supplement makers and distributors for marketing products for which evidence of the safety of the product had not been submitted to FDA.

DMAA supplements named in the FDA letters included:

  • Biorhythm SSIN Juice
  • Lean Efx
  • Spirodex
  • PWR
  • Napalm
  • Code Red
  • Hemo Rage Black
  • Lipo-6 Black Ultra Concentrate
  • Lipo-6 Black
  • Lipo-6 Black Hers Ultra Concentrate
  • Lipo-6 Black Hers
  • MethylHex 4,2 
  • Nitric Blast
  • Oxy Elite Pro
  • Jack3D 

According to the FDA, it has received 42 reports of side effects in patients who took supplements that contain DMAA. They included heart and nervous system problems, psychiatric disorders, and death.

Legal Help for Victims of DMAA Supplements

If you or a loved one suffered a heart attack, stroke or other serious health problem while using a DMAA supplement product, you may have valuable legal rights. To discuss your case with one of our DMAA injury lawyers, please fill out our online form, or call 1-800-YOURLAWYER (1-800-968-7529) today.


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DMAA Side Effects Prompt U.K. Ban

Sep 5, 2012 | Parker Waichman LLP
Health officials in England have ordered that all dietary and fitness supplements containing the stimulant DMAA (dimethylamylamine) should be pulled from store shelves because they put people at risk of suffering serious and life-threatening injuries. According to a report from UK’s The Daily Mail, the ban includes the popular supplement Jack3d. Millions of units of Jack3d have been sold worldwide and in the U.K. it is no less popular. It is taken typically in combination with a workout...

Health officials worldwide reacting to DMAA injuries, considering bans

Jun 19, 2012 | Parker Waichman LLP
Health authorities in Australia have joined others around the world in warning the public about hte dangers of dietary and sports supplements containing the additive DMAA, or dimethylamylamine. According to a report at, the Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) board has warned the public against using supplements often used in conjuction with bodybuilding or weight loss workout regimens. The additive DMAA is largely considered unsafe and puts people at unknown...

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