Some considerations for people taking DHEA include:
- Since the manufacturing of dietary supplements (such as DHEA) is not closely regulated, it is important to choose a trustworthy manufacturer for DHEA supplements. In tests, some DHEA supplements contained absolutely no DHEA, while others contained much more than the labeled amounts. Contamination is also a potential problem. Your pharmacist is a good resource for information about which DHEA supplements are most reliable (and which manufacturers are most reputable).
- If you have any chronic health problems or take any prescription medications, it is probably a good idea to check with your healthcare provider before taking DHEA.
- If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage or DHEA dosing in general, please talk with your healthcare provider.