While we were researching, we suddenly found a whole heap of what we can only call Do-It-Yourself supplements. Many of them were created by doctors to counteract their own symptoms of ADHD. Others were created by people who saw that there was definitely room for them in the supplement market  –  if they concentrated more on the marketing than the product.

And then we found NITROvit  –  another D-I-Y supplement created by someone who seemed to have little or no obvious experience either in marketing or the medical profession, so we looked a little deeper into Archie Marks and his company Neuro Laboratories.

Like others in the supplement industry, Archie was concerned about the number of prescription drugs circulating around America’s college campuses. NITROvit is hailed as ‘America’s #1 Advanced Cognitive Nootropic’ (at least it is on its website) and is a natural alternative to prescription drugs such as Adderall.

Although there was little in the way of information about Archie himself, we looked a little deeper into NITROvit, so you don’t have to.

And this is what we found.

NITROvit Pros

  • A lot of trouble and care went into their website
  • Guaranteed for a whole year
  • Not heavy on the caffeine like many other supplements

NITROvit Cons

  • We don’t know nearly enough about the company or its CEO
  • It takes 12 weeks for you to be sure that it’s working for you
  • Not enough clinical evidence that many of the ingredients boost brain function
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What You Need To Know About NITROvit

Neuro Laboratories are very keen to tell us that NITROvit is ‘a source of brain nutrition – rather than a 4 – 5 hour energy pill’.

So they’re thinking long-term, then. According to the website, it’s going to take a while before the effects of some of the ingredients in NITROvit become apparent, so it’s not exactly a short-term solution to the users, but it might just be one for the company.

In the informative PDF that’s available for download at that website Neuro Laboratories cover themselves by stating that, quote: ‘Scientifically, 12 weeks is the optimal amount of time to test a Nootropic substance before gauging and coming to a conclusive answer.’

And if the question happens to be ‘Does NITROvit work for me?’ and the answer sadly happens to be ‘No’, that’s $124.97 (the cost of a three-month supply) you’ll have lost out on.

As the saying goes, time is money. Our time … their money. Or is it the other way round?

What Are The Side Effects Of NITROvit?

If you start at the lowest possible dosage, we don’t foresee any problems, but as you increase that daily dosage there’s potential for twitching muscles, elevated blood pressure, raised heart rate, sleeping problems, gastric upset and a fishy odour.

How Much Does NITROvit Cost?

Although it’s on sale through the official webpage, Neuro Laboratories do offer NITROvit wholesale, which means it’s possible you can find it elsewhere, maybe at a slightly different price.

And, of course, if you look elsewhere online, you might just find something that looks like NITROvit, but that’s as far as the similarity goes. So be warned.

So best to buy from the website, then, where you can get a single month’s supply of NITROvit for $58.97, three months’ worth for $124.97 and a six-month deal including a 45% discount for $229.97.

Our Verdict On NITROvit

We’re still not too sure who Archie Marks is – or at least who he was when he was formulating NITROvit. If he’d had some qualifications, or at least letters after his name, maybe we’d stop imagining him experimenting in a homemade laboratory down in his basement.

Many of NITROvit’s ingredients come with some clinical evidence, but what we don’t know is how much of those ingredients are in its proprietary blend. So maybe there’s enough of all of them, or some of them – who’s to say? Not Archie.

But according to respected sources like WebMD and, there’s not a lot of clinical evidence for the effectiveness of quite a few of the other ingredients in NITROvit.

And because we’re advised that it could take 12 weeks just to gauge and come to any conclusion about how it’s working for you, well … sorry Archie, but we’re going to have to reject NITROvit.

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It’s interesting to compare our findings with those of other review sites, and in this case they don’t seem to agree with the ingredient list on NITROvit’s website. Some say it contains gingko, others say vinpocetine, and there’s even oat straw listed online somewhere.

NITROvit Facts

  • Neuro Laboratories also market NITROpept, their study supplement, NITROamp, their nootropic energy supplement and NITROdrive – their, er, ‘arousal intensifying supplement’. (Product combination orders are available at a substantial discount.)
  • Returns should be sent to a particular suite in Hauppauge, NY, which Neuro Laboratories share with the creators of Lumonol, a nootropic supplement sold in 3 distinct blends: for memory, for focus and for energy. Sound familiar? Some images on both websites look very familiar, too.
  • And – only by sheer coincidence, surely? – both the NITROvit and the Lumonol websites are registered to an anonymous entity hiding behind one of those companies that keep registrants’ details seriously confidential. The company’s based in Panama, of all places. Why couldn’t they at least have hidden behind an American company?

In the 13-page user manual supplied with NITROvit Neuro Laboratories go to a lot of trouble to spell out how it could interact with other medications and supplements. And on the website, there’s a very large and impressive warning for those with certain health conditions who might be considering a course of NITROvit.

How to Take NITROvit

The recommended dosage is two capsules taken at breakfast time, if that works for you, otherwise one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

Depending on your weight, you could raise that dosage to 4 capsules a day, but that’s the absolute maximum.

Neuro Laboratories suggest cycling NITROvit either for 5 days on, 2 days off … or for 56 days on, 14 days off. Or even 90 days on, 30 days off.

NITROvit works by increasing blood flow to the brain, breaking down the residue deposits that can slow down that flow and supporting the brain cells’ production of chemical energy.

NITROvit Concerns:

  • First concern is who and where Neuro Laboratories might be. They could be here in the States and just keeping anonymous behind a Panamanian company … or they could be anywhere – we just don’t know. And that concerns us.
  • As do Archie’s qualifications for developing NITROvit – or lack of them. It’s hard not to think of an amateur let loose in a laboratory.
  • Another point of concern is having to buy three months’ worth of NITROvit right at the start because of their assertion that it’s going to take 12 weeks before deciding whether it’s working for you or not.

But that, as Neuro Laboratories freely admit, takes 12 weeks before you know whether it’s working for you. And 12 weeks might just be too long for some people to wait.

What Does NITROvit Claim To Do?

NITROvit does not, repeat not, increase your intelligence – Neuro Laboratories are very clear on that, and make a point of telling us in no way do they make that claim.

What they do claim NITROvit can do is, from their website:

NITROvit offers the following benefits:

  • Increased mental focus and concentration
  • Heightened memory and learning capabilities
  • Improved clarity and alertness
  • Slowed cognitive decline
  • Clean mental energy boost
  • Enhanced sleep and moods

Does NITROvit Work?

It depends on how long you want to wait before you decide if it does or doesn’t. 12 weeks is pretty expensive for a trial run, but then again, there are many happy people who are more than happy to tell the world that NITROvit works for them. You’ll find their reviews, of course, on the NITROvit sales website.

So if you’re happy dropping $125 for that 12-week trial run, we’d be happy to hear from you with your opinion about how well NITROvit works. Or doesn’t.

What Are The Ingredients of NITROvit?

NITROvit’s ingredients are divided into 3 stacks: Vitamin, Nitro and Mojo.
The Vitamin stack contains 1,000% daily value of vitamin B6, and 1,250% daily value of vitamin B12.

The Nitro stack comprises the proprietary formula, which contains unknown amounts of:

  • ALCAR (Acetyl L-Carnitine) – for enhancing cell energy levels.
  • Alpha GPC – for neurotransmitter support and potential athletic performance improvement.
  • Alpha Lipoic Acid – for antioxidant support and converting glucose to energy.
  • Bacopa Leaf Powder – for enhancing cognitive performance, especially in the 65+ age group.
  • Centrophenoxine – for reducing anxiety levels.
  • Mucuna Pruriens – for anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant and antioxidant support.
  • NALT (N Acetyl L-Tyrosine) – for reducing the effects of stress and fatigue on mental processes.
  • Phosphatidylserine – for delaying the onset of fatigue and supporting cognitive function.

And the Mojo stack comprises:

  • Caffeine Anhydrous 50 mg – not much more than in the average cup of coffee.
  • Huperzine A 100 mcg – for increased memory and alertness levels for extended periods.
  • Noopept 25 mg – for learning and memory.

Other ingredients: rice flour, vegetarian capsule.

Does NITROvit Have Any Side Effects?

The Vitamin stack could bring on side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, headache, tingling, sleepiness – purely because of the amounts of each vitamin involved.

The Nitro stack, however, doesn’t tell us how much of each ingredient is involved, so we’ll just have to say there’s the possibility of the following side effects, according to the experts.

ALCAR (Acetyl L-Carnitine) – stomach ache, vomiting, diarrhoea, and restlessness, as well as a fishy odour on the breath, sweat and urine.

Alpha GPC – sweating, a fish-like body odour, vomiting, diarrhoea or upset stomach.

Alpha Lipoic Acid – nausea, dizziness, rash or lowered blood pressure.

Bacopa Leaf Powder – increased bowel movements, stomach cramps, nausea, dry mouth, and fatigue.

Centrophenoxine – nausea, headache, stomach issues, and insomnia.

Mucuna Pruriens – headache, nausea, bloating, vomiting, insomnia, abnormal body movements and even symptoms of psychosis.

NALT (N Acetyl L-Tyrosine) – nausea and trouble sleeping.

Phosphatidylserine – upset stomach and trouble sleeping.

And the Mojo stack comprises:

Caffeine Anhydrous 50 mg – even though that’s less than the average cup of coffee, it can still bring on insomnia, vomiting, nervousness, restlessness, upset stomach, anxiety, agitation, chest pain, increased heart rate and irregular heartbeats.

Huperzine A 100 mcg – loss of appetite, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, raised blood pressure, sweating, restlessness, muscle spasms and inability to control urine flow.

Noopept 25 mg – irritability, dizziness, restlessness and headache.

There’s a very large and impressive caution notice on the NITROvit website, but let’s cut it down to don’t take if you’re:

  • Pregnant, trying to become pregnant, breastfeeding.
  • Suffering from or under medication for a heart condition.
  • Suffering from of have suffered from seizures.
  • Suffering from or have suffered from thyroid problems.

NITROvit can lower blood pressure therefore not to be taken with aspirin or other blood-thinning medications.

Consult your healthcare professional if taking prescription medications or have a pre-existing medical condition.

Are There Any Customer Reviews For NITROvit?

Heavens, yes – and all positive! So many people are so happy with NITROvit … and by another strange coincidence you can find all those happy peoples’ reviews on the NITROvit website.

We thought there might be some more balanced opinions on Amazon, which is where we usually find them for any product … but since NITROvit isn’t sold on Amazon, there’s no reviews for it there.

Does NITROvit Offer a Money-Back Guarantee?

They do – and it’s the best we’ve seen in our researches so far. It’s for a whole year. One catch, though: it’s only for unopened bottles.

Where Can I Buy NITROvit?

Please do not under any circumstances fall for any of the discount vouchers and free sample offers for NITROvit that you’ll find all over the internet once you start searching. Come to think of it, that holds true for any supplement you’re thinking about ordering online.

It’s possible that the bottle of NITROvit you hold in a brick-and-mortar store out there in the real world really is the real thing, but we’d still recommend you buy it from the website if you’re planning on buying it at all.


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