DHEA legal to purchase in U.S.A?
xdcrlab at quake.net
Sat Dec 30 22:00:55 EST 1995
In article <4c3iv9$qm1 at ixnews7.ix.netcom.com>,
harlan2 at ix.netcom.com(Harlan Hoffman ) wrote:
> In <4bsmoe$ork at cloner3.netcom.com> tiburon9 at ix.netcom.com(Michael
> Behlen ) writes:
> > I phoned several health food stores and inquired about DHEA.
> > I was informed that this product is not legal to purchase without
> > a doctors prescription.
> It is againsst the law, and they're taking a risk.
In article <4btvek$dfc at news2.delphi.com>, abailey at BIX.com (Arnold Bailey) wrote:
> DHEA is a presciption drug.
I recently called Life Extension Products and was able to order the real
thing without any problem, I am more inclined to believe R. Keys in his
recent post here.
> by Ronald B. Keys, JD, PhD
> November 26, 1995
> A NOTE CONCERNING LEGAL STATUS OF DHEA
> DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone) is a nutritional supplement and
> may be sold over the counter or by mail without a prescription.
> Technically, since DHEA is manufactured by the body through the
> adrenal glands, testes and ovaries from food, it is classified as a
> nutritional supplement. While it is not a drug, it may still be prescribed.
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