Weight Loss Information logo

Ephedra Supplements
Amphetamine-Type Ephedrine Pills Raise Metabolic Rate Too High Causing Health Dangers
Weight Loss Information - Weight Reduction Guide

Advice About Weight Loss Supplements - Diet Supplements - Dietary Supplements
Health Risks - Chitosan - Chromium Supplements - Citrus Aurantium Ephedra Replacer - Creatine
Co-Enzyme Q10 - CLA - Ephedra Supplements - Health Risks of Ephedra or Ma Huang Pills
Glucomannan Bulk Fiber - Fat Burners - Herbal Supplements - Herbal Diuretics to Lose Weight
Laxatives to Lose Weight - Ma Huang Supplements - OTC Weight Loss Pills - Over-the-Counter Pills
Starch Blockers - St Johns Wort - Safety of Diet Supplements


Ephedra Supplements

Ephedra supplements are especially popular, and worrisome, being linked to more than 100 deaths, among them Major League pitcher Steve Bechler in February. The weight loss supplement industry estimates 3 billion doses are sold each year, according to an FDA White Paper.

An FDA study from January 1993 to February 2001 stated ephedra-containing supplements were associated with more deaths, heart attacks, heart arrhythmias, hypertension, strokes, and seizures than all other dietary supplements combined.

The FDA has been proposing stronger warning labels since the 1990s, but is restricted by the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, which currently exempts botanicals sold as dietary supplements from the safety regulations used for prescription and over-the-counter drugs (including the synthetic form of ephedra, ephedrine).

The Federal Trade Commission this month issued three enforcement actions, challenging false advertising claims that certain ephedra supplements cause rapid, substantial, and permanent weight-loss without diet or exercise, that "clinical studies" or "medical research" prove these claims, and that the ephedra weight-loss products are "100 percent safe," "perfectly safe," or have "no side effects." Meanwhile, the American Medical Association's position, given before Congress last October, recommends the complete removal of ephedra products from the market, saying the risk/benefit ratio is unacceptable. Illinois already has done so; legislation passed the New York State Senate last month and a key committee of the California legislature this month.

Note About Weight Loss Pills
To reduce health risks, do not buy weight loss pills or supplements without first consulting your doctor. And when taking weight loss drugs or pills, be sure to check in with your doctor regularly.

Weight Loss Pills

Caffeine Supplements Weight Loss - Caffeine in Diet Supplements - Chromium Weight Loss? - Diuretic Supplements Foods - Herbalife Supplements - Herbalife Supplements Weight Loss Plan - Ma Huang Weight Loss Supplements - Fat Magnets Weight Loss Pills - Starch Blockers Weight Loss Pills - Lose Weight While You-Sleep Pills - Pyruvate Weight Loss Pills - Sports Supplements Fat Burning Pills - Creatine Supplements - L-Carnitine Diet Supplements - Fat-Burning Pillss Risks - Weight Loss Supplements - Fen-Phen Drugs - Dexfenfluramine Diet Pills - Fen-Phen Weight Loss Pills - New Obesity Drugs - Axokine Appetite Suppressant Drug - C75 Obesity Drug - ACC2 Enzyme Weight Loss - Adenovirus-36 Obesity Link - Leptin Obesity Treatment - Zonegran Weight Loss Drug - Anorectic Drugs Teenagers - Weight Loss Drugs Teenagers - Anti-Obesity Drugs - Weight Loss Pills Treatment Obesity - Weight Loss ADHD - Meridia Weight Loss Drug - Obesity Drugs Reduce Weight - Obesity Weight Loss Drugs - Ephedra Supplements - Prescription Weight Loss Drugs - KB - 141 Weight Loss Drug - Weight Loss Drugs Stroke - Chromium Pills - HCA Supplements - Androstenedione Sports Supplements - Creatine Sports Nutrition Supplements - Metabolife 356 - Metabolife 356 Safe - Metabolife 356 Weight Loss Supplement - Orlistat Weight Diabetes - Drugs Treat Obesity - Drug Combinations Treat Obesity - Benefits Weight Loss Drugs - Risks Weight Loss Drugs - Side Effects Weight Loss Drugs - Online Pharmacy

 

Weight Loss Information - Rapid Weight Loss - Diet Program - How to Lose Weight - Best Weight Loss Goals
Weight Loss Advice - Healthy Balanced Diet - Body Fat Percentage - Diets & Weight Loss Programs
Information on Weight Loss Diets - How to Reduce Weight - Weight Management - Weight Loss Surgery Information
Weight Loss Surgery Benefits/Risks - Weight Loss Drugs Advice - Weight Loss Pills / Weight Loss Pills Information
Xenical Weight Loss Drugs - Meridia/Sibutramine Pills - Guide to Diet Pills - Calorie Needs - Weight Loss Supplements
How to Control Weight - Body Mass Index Calculator - Exercise & Fitness to Lose Weight - Weight Health Issues - Obesity
Treatment of Obesity - Advice About Weight Loss - Questions on Weight Loss & Diet - Weight Loss Advice for Women
Weight Loss Advice for Diabetics - Weight Loss Advice for Teenagers - Weight Loss Advice for Adolescents
Diet & Weight Information - Weight Loss Support - Obesity Drug Treatment - Obesity & Gallstones - How to Lower Cholesterol
Dietary Guidelines - Protein, Carbs & Diet - Carbohydrates & Weight Loss - Weight Gain at College
Weight Gain After Quit Smoking - Weight Control in Menopause - Weight Gain in Pregnancy - Weight Control in Pregnancy
Weight Loss Breast-Feeding - Healthy Weight Range - Healthy Weight Loss Diet - Waist Circumference - Weight Cycling
Weight Health Risks - Weight Risks Assessment - Weight Reduction Tips - Weight Loss Guidelines - Weight Loss Products
Weight Loss Tools - Weight Maintenance

Enquiries: Contact Us. See also Terms of Use
© 2003-2017 Weight Loss Information. All Rights Reserved.