Phenadren is a weight loss pill made to work as a 6-stage thermogenic proprietary formula. The product is described as the company’s bestseller, and it’s made to increase energy and fat burning.
This supplement has a mixture of 32 ingredients added in unknown quantities. The kinds of ingredients added come from diuretics, stimulants, and appetite suppressors that are separated in what the company claims are 6 unique stages. Will this thermogenic formula truly help with weight loss? Are the effects safe and long lasting? This Phenadren review will give you all the information needed to make an informed decision.
|Niacin (Vitamin B3)||Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine HCI)||Folate (Folic Acid)||Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)||Chromium (Chromium Polynicotinate)|
|Coleus Forskohlii||Raspberry Ketone||Cayenne||Guggul Lipids||Hordenine|
|Kelp||Phenylethylamine HCI||DMAE Bitartrate||Caffeine Anhydrous USP||Citrus Aurantium|
|White Willow Bark Extract||Green Tea Leaf Extract||D-Glucuronolactone||Yohimbine HCI||Hoodia Gordonii|
|Fucoxanthin||Dandelion Root||Juniper Berry||Uva Ursi||Buchu leaf|
|Calcium Carbonate||Niacin||Methylsulfonylmethane||Calcium Silicate||Magnesium Stearate|
Chromium Polynicotinate: Mineral used to control blood sugar as well as promote the metabolism of protein, carbohydrates, and fats.
This form of chromium is enhanced with niacin so the body is able to process it better.
Those with pre-existing conditions such as kidney or liver issues are often advised not to use this ingredient. It can also negatively interact with medication.
Coleus Forskohlii: A plant that is used to promote a healthier heartbeat and reduced blood pressure. It’s also claimed to be an effective fat loss ingredient.
One study by Baylor University showed that:
“CF does not appear to promote weight loss”
It’s also said to help with increasing testosterone, which for women might not be the most desired effect.
Guggul Lipids: Plant extract used to promote a healthy thyroid. Examine.com has studied this ingredient and they conclude that it’s:
“not effective for the main means it is marketed for (fat loss)”
Common side effects may include:
Hordenine: A stimulant extract found in many foods. Very few studies have been performed and because of this Examine.com reports that:
“not enough evidence exists currently to support its usage as nutritional supplementation”
Due to it being a stimulant, it may negatively interact with other stimulants. This can potentially increase the overall effect.
Phenylethylamine: Chemical that influences the making of the hormones serotonin and dopamine. Because it’s not well processed by the body, it’s unlikely to have an effect in its supplement form.
It’s often not strong enough to be used by the brain as a effective ingredient.
Caffeine Anhydrous USP: Dehydrated caffeine that’s pharmaceutical grade. This common stimulant is used to increase metabolism, suppress appetite, and increase energy. There’s no mention as to how much caffeine is added to this blend.
Possible side effects are many with unknown amounts of caffeine. It includes:
Also, with habitual use of caffeine, it’s known to lose much of its potency to simply just a sleep loss effect.
Citrus Aurantium: Stimulant that’s made from a plant. It’s often mixed with caffeine for an increased metabolism.
Because of its strong stimulant effects that increase heart rate, Web MD mentions that:
“bitter orange is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when taken as a supplement for a medical purpose such as weight loss”
It can lead to very serious side effects that includes:
White Willow Bark: Tree bark with aspirin like effects. It can reduce pain and inflammation. Side effects are possible:
D-Glucuronolactone: Chemical that is found in almost all connective tissue and it can also be extracted from plant gums. It’s often added in energy drinks as a way to detoxify the body. Though this effect has not been proven since very little studies have been done.
Yohimbine- HCL: Tree bark extract stimulant used as a fat burner. However, this effect is only seen in people who don’t eat food while taking this. Drugs.com also adds that common side effects include:
Hoodia Gordonii: Shrub used to help suppress appetite. However, Examine.com mentions that:
“failures of Hoodia to suppress the appetite it may also be mildly toxic”
They suggest not using this potentially dangerous and ineffective weight loss ingredient.
Dandelion Root: Herb often used to help reduce swelling and to get rid of water weight. Web MD mentions that:
“there isn’t enough scientific evidence to determine whether or not it is effective”
Uva Ursi: Plant used as a diuretic tool for reducing inflammation. It can promote side effects:
Buchu Leaf: Leaf used as away to kill bacteria in the urine. When taken in large amounts it’s known to cause liver malfunction and damage, and it can also increase menstrual flow.
The ingredients include diuretics, stimulants, appetite suppressants, and much more.
The issue is that many of these ingredients are potentially dangerous. For example, uva ursi and buchu leaf have similar issues with their possibility for causing liver damage.
Also, citrus aurantium and caffeine are known to potentially cause serious damage to the heart.
Many of these ingredients have not been proven to be effective for weight loss. This includes additives like Hoodia Gordonii, Guggul Lipids, dandelion root, and much more.
The company does not make direct sales; instead they offer a map of the nearest locations in your area that has Phenadren.
This makes it impossible to know what a common or secure price would be.
I couldn’t find any prices online, so it’s unknown whether or not this brand is priced fairly. Overall, the ingredients added are potentially too dangerous to be taken. There’s no notice of the full amount of stimulants or caffeine added either. This further increases the possibility for side effects.
Nowhere on the official website is there any mention of them offering a money back guarantee. This is concerning since the manufactures fail to provide much information on how this product is meant to work, or how much stimulants are added.
Taking unknown quantities of these types of ingredients is not recommended, as the potential for side effects is unknown. If one takes any other form of stimulants such as in coffee or tea, this can further increase the risk for symptoms.
The US National Library of Medicine confirms that it’s important to watch out for intake:
“Some people are more sensitive to the effects of caffeine than others”
That’s why it’s important to know exactly how much you’re getting from Phenadren. It’s unknown why this company fails to provide these important details. Many of these ingredients require full disclosure, so you can discuss with your healthcare provider whether or not Phenadren would be safe for use.
Evochem Nutrition makes this product and their customer service branch can be reached below:
Phone Number: (877) 957-7678
Address: 880 Wigwam Pkwy #130
Henderson, Nevada 89014
The company does not do a good job in describing how they operate. They offer no information on whether or not they work out of a GMP certified facility, or whether they offer a money back return.
The only information available online is that they were founded in 2014.
Usually a company will offer more information to help potential customers know that they’re dealing with a secure company. Since they fail to mention a money back guarantee, it appears that all sales are final, even if one were to experience side effects.
Very few reviews are available online. Here’s what some have had to say:
“I would recommend not taking it”
“causing me to have acne bumps”
Since there’s very few reviews to go on, it’s unknown what a likely effect might be from the combination of stimulants and diuretics. Often these types of supplements are known to cause potential side effects.
Though the information on this brand is limited, here’s what was discovered from reviewing Phenadren:
This makes it impossible for customers to understand this brand without having to do a lot of research. Even still, no mention is offered as to whether or not they have a GMP certification, or what are the exact levels of each stimulant ingredient.
This is especially concerning since information on the company is limited. There’s no sort of proof given as to why this brand would be considered useful or safe. Since they fail to give any valid reasons for using this brand, it’s unknown what can be expected.
Being one of the first in line to try a supplement is potentially risky, especially with a product that is not yet proven to be effective. There’s no credibility established wit this company. They offer no information on themselves, and the details on this brand are hard to come by. The only known information about this product is who makes it, what ingredients are used, where to get it, and when the company came into existence.
Ingredients like citrus aurantium and caffeine are known to potentially cause cardiovascular damage, jitters, spasms, seizures, rapid heart rate, insomnia, restlessness, and many other issues. The added diuretics may potentially cause liver damage, urinary issues, dehydration and other side effects.
Usually proprietary formulas like this with multiple ingredients can be pricy. Though without being able to see what the manufacturers would consider a common price, it’s possible to pay a higher price than what would be a standard cost. Since this comes without a money back guarantee, all sales would be final.
There’s nothing in the way if potent ingredient mixtures that make this product seem like a good decision. There are far too many ingredients that may cause unwanted side effects.
Information on whether or not this is safe or effective is missing, and the company fails to provide enough information about itself. This brand is far too potentially dangerous to consider it a reliable weight loss supplement.
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