Don't drink Elevacity Elevate Smart Coffee (Version 3)

Medsafe has issued a warning that Elevacity Elevate Smart Coffee (Version 3) should not be consumed.

What is Elevacity Elevate Smart Coffee (Version 3)?

Elevacity Elevate Smart Coffee (Version 3) has been promoted in New Zealand through social media, where consumers are directed to an international website for more information.


The product is sold and distributed for weight loss/weight management and claims to improve mood. It is labelled a dietary supplement.

What are the safety concerns?

The tub of Elevacity Elevate Smart Coffee (Version 3) that was tested was found to contain phenethylamine at approximately 20mg/g. The product label declares the presence of PEA (Beta phenylethylamine HCl).

Phenethylamine is a Class C controlled drug. It has amphetamine-like characteristics and may have similar adverse reactions. These can include agitation, problems with your heart, such as increased heart rate and blood pressure, and neurological effects. 

What should you do?

Don't use Elevacity Elevate Smart Coffee (Version 3).

If you have consumed this product and feel unwell, seek medical advice. Tell your healthcare professional that you have consumed a product containing phenethylamine.

If you have purchased this product, return it to the point of sale or safely dispose of it.

Reference

  1. Medsafe is issuing a warning that Elevacity Elevate Smart Coffee (Version 3) should not be consumed Medsafe, NZ, September 2020