The C.A.M. Report
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fair, Balanced, and to the Point
  • About this web log

    This blog ran from 2006 to 2016 and was intended as an objective and dispassionate source of information on the latest CAM research. Since my background is in pharmacy and allopathic medicine, I view all CAM as advancing through the development pipeline to eventually become integrated into mainstream medical practice. Some will succeed while others fail. But all are treated fairly here.

  • About the author

    John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at, a complementary and alternative medicine website.

  • Common sense considerations

    The material on this weblog is for informational purposes. It is not medical advice or counsel. Be smart, consult your health professional before using CAM.

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    ConsumerLab tests B vitamin pills

    And half of the brands failed the test for folic acid.

    According to their website, half of the 31 B-complex supplements tested lacked the total claimed amount of folic acid.

    You’ll have to pay to find out which brands were subpotent.

    The bottom line?
    This is one more example of how manufacturers of supplements are, shall we say? unreliable sources of medicines. It’ll be interesting to see how this changes next year as the FDA set standards for quality control in manufacturing supplements.

    I have no affiliation with with

    10/8/07 14:45 JR

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