Dietary supplement “ingredients” prohibited by the Department of Defense.

The following substances at one time appeared, or currently appear, ingredients in products labeled dietary supplements. While FDA or the U.S. Armed Services disallowed them for various reasons. In addition, controlled substances*  not permitted for use, but only a few listed here.

Also prohibited (but not listed) (1) prescription drugs for which you do not have a current prescription written specifically for you.  Prescription weight-loss medications specified  branch policy. DoD follows federal guidelines with regard to dietary supplements, so this list provided to help Military Service Members keep track of ingredients to avoid when considering dietary supplement products.

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