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What other names is Methylpentane known by?

1,3-Dimethylbutanamine, 1,3-dimethylbutylamine, 1,3-Dimethyl-Butylamine, 1,3-Dimethylbutylamine Citrate, 2-Amino-4-Methylpentane, 4-AMP, 4-Amino-2-Methylpentane Citrate, 4-Amino-2-Pentanamine, 4-Methyl-2-Pentanamine, 4-Methylpentan-2-Amine, AMP citrate, Dimethylbutylamine, DMBA, Methylpentane Citrate.

What is Methylpentane?

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.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of methylpentane for these uses.

How does Methylpentane work?

Methylpentane works like a stimulant and is similar to the chemical DMAA. Like DMAA, it can cause blood vessels to contract in some parts of the body and speed up heart rate.

Are there safety concerns?

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 side effects such as rapid heartbeat, increased blood pressure, shaking, and anxiety.

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.

Are there any interactions with medications?

Stimulant drugsInteraction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.Talk with your health provider.

Stimulant drugs can speed up the nervous system and heart. By speeding up the nervous system, stimulant medications can make you feel jittery and speed up your heartbeat. Methylpentane might also speed up the nervous system and heart. Taking methylpentane along with stimulant drugs might cause serious problems such as an increased heart rate. Avoid taking stimulant drugs along with methylpentane.

Some stimulant drugs include diethylpropion (Tenuate), epinephrine, phentermine (Ionamin), pseudoephedrine (Sudafed), and many others.

Dosing considerations for Methylpentane.

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.


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