METHYLPENTANE Overview Information
Methylpentane is a chemical that is similar to the unsafe chemical 1,3-dimethylamylamine (DMAA) that has been banned by the US Food and Drug Administration. It is commonly found in supplements that claim to help people lose weight, improve athletic performance, and improve brain function.
How does it work?
METHYLPENTANE Side Effects & Safety
Taking methylpentane by mouth is POSSIBLY UNSAFE. Since it is similar to DMAA and is thought to work like a stimulant, there is concern that it might increase the chance of serious side effects such as rapid heartbeat, increases in blood pressure, and increases the chance of having a heart attack or stroke.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of methylpentane during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
The appropriate dose of methylpentane depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for methylpentane. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.