Use of recreational drug 1,3 Dimethylamylamine (DMAA) [corrected] associated with cerebral hemorrhage.

@article{Gee2012UseOR,
  title={Use of recreational drug 1,3 Dimethylamylamine (DMAA) [corrected] associated with cerebral hemorrhage.},
  author={Paul A Gee and Cheryl Tallon and Neil J. Long and G. A. Moore and Ronald Boet and Suzanne H. Jackson},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={60 4},
  pages={
          431-4
        }
}
Dimethylamylamine (DMAA) was a forgotten pharmaceutical that was patented in 1944 as a nasal decongestant. DMAA has recently gained popularity as a dietary supplement, with claims of effectiveness as an athletic performance enhancer and weight loss aid. It is also sold as a recreational stimulant drug. DMAA is a sympathomimetic and potent pressor agent. This report describes 3 cases of cerebral hemorrhage in adults after the use of DMAA. The status of this substance as a synthetic or naturally… CONTINUE READING
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