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FDA Issues Warning about More Depakote Birth Defect Risk

After a new study linked Depakote and other valproate medications taken during pregnancy to an increased risk of autism and autism spectrum disorders, the FDA has decided to put its strongest warning for pregnancy associated complications on the drug, designating it pregnancy class X for migraine prevention, which means that the drug’s dangers outweigh its […]

FDA Warns of the Dangers of DMAA (Dimethylamylamine)

The FDA has warned consumers not to take any dietary supplement containing the ingredient DMAA (dimethylamylamine, which goes by other names as well, listed below), which has been associated with numerous risks, including seizures, heart attack, and death. When asked by the FDA to stop using the ingredient, most companies complied. USPLabs initially disputed the […]