OCTOPAMINE - Watsons Health

OCTOPAMINE

Octopamine or β,4-dihydroxyphenethylamine is a compound that was originally extracted from the salivary glands of octopus. Just like nonadrenaline, Octopamine is released during stress. It is also responsible for the physiological changes in the fight-or-flight occurrences. The potential of this supplement has been seen to help athletes and body-builders in toning down their muscles as well as to give them an  ergogenic performance.

Octopamine is used by athletes and body-builders to slim down and decrease their fat percentage.

High intake of Octopamine may potentially increase blood pressure and heart rate.

Aside from the benefits, this drug may bring some unwanted effects. It is important to tell your doctor all the symptoms that you experience while using this drug, especially if any the following:

  • High Blood Pressure
  • Fast Heart Rate

Precautions

Before taking this drug, tell your doctor or pharmacist:

  • If you are allergic to it or if you have any other allergies.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are to undergo any surgical procedure.
  • If you are taking herbal, prescription and non-prescription drugs.
  • If you have certain medical conditions.

 

Interactions

Drug interactions may either lessen the effectiveness of this drug or heighten the risk for severe side effects. It’s important to inform your doctor all the medication including prescription and non-prescription and herbal medicines you are taking or going to take.

Call emergency hotline if someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing.

Available brand/s:

  • Octopamine

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