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DHEA adverse event reports to FDA cite reactions ranging from acne to tachycardia.

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

DHEA ADVERSE EVENT REPORTS TO FDA link the dietary supplement to reactions ranging from acne to tachycardia, according to the most recently updated version of the FDA Office of Special Nutritionals Adverse Event Monitoring Systems database. Fifteen reports listed in the first half of 1997 link DHEA, or dehydroepiandrosterone, with acne, fatigue, rash, macular eruption, increased ocular pressure, increased heart rate, hepatitis, venous distention, tachycardia and palpitations.





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