dietary supplements

FDA warns about contaminated drugs, dietary supplementsFDA warned consumers and health care professionals not to use a certain brand of drugs and dietary supplements that are contaminated.
Increased Poison Center Calls Due to Supplements
Increased Poison Center Calls Due to SupplementsA new study shows that supplement exposure rates have been increasing—pharmacists have a responsibility to slow those rates.
Age-restricted supplements sold to male teensSales associates at health food stores, which primarily sell dietary supplements, often recommend creatine products and, sometimes, testosterone boosters to young teenaged boys, according to a study involving 244 stores in 49 states.
Two Dietary Supplement Makers Close DoorsAuthorities putting more pressure on supplement manufacturers.
Dietary supplements-- an FDA primerFDA is not authorized to review dietary supplements for safety and effectiveness before they go on the market. But it does provide an electronic safety reporting portal tailored exclusively for dietary supplements.
We Missed the Bus the First Time AroundI missed that Dietary Supplement Bus in 1994-- and so did the pharmacy profession.
What are the dietary recommendations for hair growthMany dietary supplements have entered the market to support increased hair growth
Case study from an integrative pharmacyHow to take in the Big Picture, New Pharmacy-style.
FDA warns supplement firms over unapproved ingredientThe FDA issued warning letters to 14 dietary supplement manufacturers because they are using an ingredient not approved for use. The ingredient in question is 4-Amino-2-Methylpentane Citrate, also known as 1,3-Dimethylbutylamine, 2-amino-4-methylpentane, AMP citrate, and 4-methyl-2-pentanamine, or DMBA.
Target, Walmart, Walgreens ordered to stop herbal supplement sales in New YorkAmong four New York retail chains, only 21% of store-brand supplements tested contained the plant material named on their labels.