This product claims to be america’s #1 selling brain pill.. if only we had a dollar for every time we’ve read that. We’re told this “scientifically formulated” nootropic is capable of some pretty awesome effects, so we decided to take an in-depth look for ourselves. In this Excelerol review, we’re analyzing the formula and establishing what we believe consumers can and cannot expect.

Readers please note that statements on this page are fair comment based on observation. This content is produced on a matter of public interest. Statements on this page are our honest opinion, not fact. Let’s take a look at the top level pros and cons of this product:

Excelerol Benefits:

  • May help improve user focus and energy levels
  • Comes with a money-back guarantee

Excelerol Drawbacks:

  • Does not contain any FDA-recognized nootropic ingredients
  • Ingredients inside Excelerol are unlikely to improve your memory or thought processing speed
  • Website operates on a monthly-billing subscription basis
  • Potentially manipulated Amazon reviews
  • Product seems to be marketed as an “ADHD prescription alternate”
  • Very expensive

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Some Quick Information About Excelerol

Excelerol is an over-the-counter nootropic supplement produced by a US-based nutrition company named Accelerated Intelligence Inc. This product is claimed to be America’s best selling brain pill. We are also told that it’s a “#1 doctor recommended brand” – Excelerol is personally endorsed by a physician named Dr Eric Wood ND.

One pack of Excelerol contains 96 capsules costs $75 and will last users approximately 48 days based on the set directions of two capsules per day.

If you’re looking to buy Excelerol, you should be aware that ordering via the official website will automatically enroll you into a monthly subscription which will continue to bill you until you cancel. The only place to purchase the product as a one-off is Amazon.

Consumers are promised Exelerol contains a “clinically tested” formulation that will produce effects such as improved memory levels and improved energy, focus and concentration.

Does Excelerol Work?

Based on our research into this product, we do not believe it will function as described.

When investigating the formulation, we could find no FDA or EFSA approved nootropic ingredients. Furthermore, when looking at the supporting clinical evidence we found nothing concrete (hence why no ingredient inside Exelercol has been approved by the FDA for cognitive enhancement).

For a self-proclaimed “clinically tested” nootropic, the actual clinical results are somewhat underwhelming and essentially conclude that the product is likely ineffective for a large portion of consumers.

While there are some useful compounds inside Excelerol for improving your energy levels and alertness, the effects will pretty much stop there – it is highly unlikely that users will experience improved memory levels, faster recall abilities and faster cognitive function in general.

What Are The Excelerol Ingredients?

We have found the following supplement facts via the official website:

Two Capsules Contains: Vitamin B12 1250mg, Niacin 5mg, Proprietary Blend 325mg (Guarana Extract, Kola Nut Extract, DMAE, L-Carnitine, Bacopa Monnieri Extract, Peppermint Oil, Tulsi Extract, Green Tea Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Extract, Rhodiola Extract, Phosphatidylserine, L-Tyrosine, White Tea Extract, Black Tea Extract, Alpha-GPC, Citicoline and Huperzine).

This product is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

DietProbe Warning: Do not take this product if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding. Excelerol contains a potentially high amount of natural caffeine. Ingredients inside this product may worsen symptoms of anxiety and bipolar disorder. Do not take this product if you suffer from schizophrenia or any other psychological condition that can be aggravated by DMAE. Discontinue two weeks prior to surgery.

What Are The Excelerol Side Effects?

We’ve compiled the following potential side effects based on the ingredients inside this formula:

  • Nervousness
  • Restlessness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Increased heart rate and respiration,
  • Constipation
  • Itching
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Vivid dreams
  • Confusion
  • Depression
  • Increased blood pressure
  • An increase in schizophrenia symptoms
  • Unwanted movements of the face and mouth [1][2]

Note: these side effects are possible but may not be the typical user experience.

What Claims Are Being Made About Excelerol?

We have found the following claims and/or implications being made about this supplement:

    1. Improves memory levels – False
    2. Promotes alertness – Potentially true
    3. Contains clinically proven ingredients – False

Are There Any Reviews From Customers?

We have found the following Excelerol review testimonials via customers on Amazon:

Let me just say! A product like this really can change your life. I suffer from adult ADD and this stuff really helps to restore my focus and balance in my life without withdrawal symptoms or feeling like I’m putting foreign chemicals in my body.

This table did not work for me. It gave me headache. Hope it worked for someone else.

We found the reviews left on the Amazon product listing page to be suspiciously positive; many customers were reporting effects that are impossible for the product to produce.

We ran the product listing page through the FakeSpot software to look for review manipulation:

Analysis overview

  • Our engine has detected that Amazon has deleted and scrubbed reviews from this listing. We approximate total reviews deleted to be 68.
  • Our engine detects that in general the reviewers have a suspiciously positive sentiment.
  • Our engine has profiled the reviewer patterns and has determined that there may be deception involved.
  • Our engine has determined that the review content quality is low.

Source: FakeSpot

Where Can I Buy This Product?

You can be Excelerol from the official website (www.excelerol.com), Amazon and eBay. We could not locate this product stocked in stores.

Our Conclusion.

To conclude our Excelerol review, it’s a bit of a mixed bag – there are things that we like about it and things that we aren’t too blown away by. It’s not the worst nootropic stack we’ve ever seen, but it’s by no means the best.

For a product that claims to be America’s best selling brain pill (note: no sales figures are provided to back this up) the formula doesn’t seem too cutting-edge. Excelerol’s formula seems to rely heavily on stimulants for most of the cognitive enhancement effects, which means there are potentially negative side effects.

We dispute the claims that this product can help boost your memory/recall abilities and improve thought processing speeds – there is just a total lack of evidence, the FDA agrees with us.

If you’re willing to pay the high price that Exelerol costs, you’re likely better off just opting for a more advanced nootropic in general. In our opinion, this product is all style and no substance.

Kath Ross, PhD
Kath Ross, PhD
Health Editor at DietProbe
Kathryn is a Ph.D Health Editor here at DietProbe. She specializes in diabetes and weight control research and in her spare time she's a professional cat lady and wine connoisseur!
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