Some people apply N,N-DMPEA to the eyes for dry eye or take N,N-DMPEA by mouth for weight loss and athletic performance. But there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
N,N-DMPEA is also used in small amounts for flavoring in foods.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
When applied into the eye: N,N-DMPEA is POSSIBLY SAFE when applied into the eye as eye drops for up to 21 days.
Special Precautions and Warnings
When applied into the eye: N,N-DMPEA is POSSIBLY SAFE when applied into the eye as eye drops for up to 21 days. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if N,N-DMPEA is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Medications changed by the liver (Cytochrome P450 2D6 (CYP2D6) substrates) interacts with N,N-DMPEA
Some medications are changed and broken down by the liver. N,N-DMPEA might decrease how quickly the liver breaks down some medications. Taking N,N-DMPEA along with some medications that are changed by the liver might increase the effects and side effects of your medication. Before taking N,N-DMPEA, talk to your healthcare provider if you take any medications that are changed by the liver.
Some medications that are changed by the liver include amitriptyline (Elavil), clozapine (Clozaril), codeine, desipramine (Norpramin), donepezil (Aricept), fentanyl (Duragesic), flecainide (Tambocor), fluoxetine (Prozac), meperidine (Demerol), methadone (Dolophine), metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol XL), olanzapine (Zyprexa), ondansetron (Zofran), tramadol (Ultram), trazodone (Desyrel), and others.
Be cautious with this combination
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