How Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) interacts with Central nervous system stimulants

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Studies report that DHEA may act in the body like some of these medications, which may alter the effects of these medications and possibly the dose needed for treatment. Use with caution. (1)

These drugs include caffeine, amphetamine, ephedra, methylphenidate, phentermine, pemoline, guarana, methamphetamine, dextroamphetamine, dexmethylphenidate, diethylpropion, benzphetamine, doxapram, modafinil, phendimetrazine, sibutramine


  1. View Abstract: Pirnay F. Le dopage e et sport. Rev Med Liege. Apr2001;56(4):265-8.