Potent and untested drugs sold as “dietary supplements”

  title={Potent and untested drugs sold as “dietary supplements”},
  author={A. Kimerg{\aa}rd and Chris Walker and D. Cowan},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  • A. Kimergård, Chris Walker, D. Cowan
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • A new challenge to public health has recently emerged from potent and untested drugs being sold under the guise of “dietary” supplements.1 2 3 4 Fuelled by growing demand for products promising a better body, enhanced performance, and increased wellbeing, this trend highlights creative marketing strategies used in the illicit supply of drugs. Nine supplements suspected of containing drugs were analysed as part of an investigation for the television programme Spotlight … 
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