Original Formulas of Drive + RPM compared to now

  1. Original Formulas of Drive + RPM compared to now


    So I have some old school bottles of Drive + RPM. Because when I was on Nutraplanet looking around I thought he, its been years. I wouldnt mind giving Drive and RPM another go. It went exceptional for me the first time!

    Even though I had not looked at the bottles in years, the ingredient profile instantly stood out as different. So I dug a bottle out and looked at them. Yeah, different.

    So whats the case here? I have fond memories of these two supplements, but being in this field for years I have become wary of any changes people make.


  2. I became a rep after they reformulated rpm, so I can't comment on the previous version. You can pm any rep and get a few samples of drive and rpm before you go purchase a bottle
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  3. I'll take those OG RPM bottles from you! The original was awesome.
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  4. Quote Originally Posted by R1balla View Post
    I became a rep after they reformulated rpm, so I can't comment on the previous version. You can pm any rep and get a few samples of drive and rpm before you go purchase a bottle
    The problem with that is Drive, as I remembered, took about a week of full dosing to kick in.

    Quote Originally Posted by AZMIDLYF View Post
    I'll take those OG RPM bottles from you! The original was awesome.
    Its a 90% empty bottle of RPM lol. Just a few lil red beauties left in the bottom.

  5. Quote Originally Posted by Zero V

    The problem with that is Drive, as I remembered, took about a week of full dosing to kick in..
    Most test boosters are the same way
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  6. Quote Originally Posted by Zero V View Post
    So I have some old school bottles of Drive + RPM. Because when I was on Nutraplanet looking around I thought he, its been years. I wouldnt mind giving Drive and RPM another go. It went exceptional for me the first time!

    Even though I had not looked at the bottles in years, the ingredient profile instantly stood out as different. So I dug a bottle out and looked at them. Yeah, different.

    So whats the case here? I have fond memories of these two supplements, but being in this field for years I have become wary of any changes people make.
    I have addressed this before- we used to use 50% icariin in the product- but with one major issue: the RPM/Drive stack was actually causing too much PDE5 inhibition (actually working too well), and this was giving people some unwanted sides.....
    Dirk Tanis, BA, MSci
    Chief Operating Officer, Applied Nutriceuticals

  7. Quote Originally Posted by rms80 View Post
    I have addressed this before- we used to use 50% icariin in the product- but with one major issue: the RPM/Drive stack was actually causing too much PDE5 inhibition (actually working too well), and this was giving people some unwanted sides.....

    ROFL! I remember it having the 50% the first time I sampled the product, didn't try it in a while. Would be nice to pick some up and see how it goes! What kind of side effects were being experienced?

  8. Quote Originally Posted by Ando55

    ROFL! I remember it having the 50% the first time I sampled the product, didn't try it in a while. Would be nice to pick some up and see how it goes! What kind of side effects were being experienced?
    Random wood. lol Jk. Actually I don't know. Probably a drop in blood pressure if I had to guess
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  9. Quote Originally Posted by Zero V View Post
    So I have some old school bottles of Drive + RPM. Because when I was on Nutraplanet looking around I thought he, its been years. I wouldnt mind giving Drive and RPM another go. It went exceptional for me the first time!

    Even though I had not looked at the bottles in years, the ingredient profile instantly stood out as different. So I dug a bottle out and looked at them. Yeah, different.

    So whats the case here? I have fond memories of these two supplements, but being in this field for years I have become wary of any changes people make.
    Drive has not changed.

    RPM changed a few years ago; there were several threads created to explain the changes. See here: What the hell? (RPM)

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  10. Quote Originally Posted by rms80 View Post
    I have addressed this before- we used to use 50% icariin in the product- but with one major issue: the RPM/Drive stack was actually causing too much PDE5 inhibition (actually working too well), and this was giving people some unwanted sides.....

    This

    tracers were the common issues from too much Most folks halfed the dosage,

    rpm and drive is still the best PB&J stack of my all time favs
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  11. It looks like the formula has changed again. On the appnut website it shows rpm and drive as having 20% icariin. So I guess rpm is even worse now. The original formula with 50% worked so much better, I definitley noticed a difference. I dont react well with forskolin so I dont use drive. So it kind of sucks for people who only use one or the other. It always annoys me when company's produce an amazing product and then later change the formula and it just doesn't work as well as before.

  12. Quote Originally Posted by Shocker279 View Post
    It looks like the formula has changed again. On the appnut website it shows rpm and drive as having 20% icariin. So I guess rpm is even worse now. The original formula with 50% worked so much better, I definitley noticed a difference. I dont react well with forskolin so I dont use drive. So it kind of sucks for people who only use one or the other. It always annoys me when company's produce an amazing product and then later change the formula and it just doesn't work as well as before.
    Actually, the current formula of RPM works pretty well for most people.

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  13. Quote Originally Posted by flightposite View Post
    Random wood. lol Jk. Actually I don't know. Probably a drop in blood pressure if I had to guess
    That was one of them, lol
    Dirk Tanis, BA, MSci
    Chief Operating Officer, Applied Nutriceuticals

  14. Quote Originally Posted by Shocker279 View Post
    It looks like the formula has changed again. On the appnut website it shows rpm and drive as having 20% icariin. So I guess rpm is even worse now. The original formula with 50% worked so much better, I definitley noticed a difference. I dont react well with forskolin so I dont use drive. So it kind of sucks for people who only use one or the other. It always annoys me when company's produce an amazing product and then later change the formula and it just doesn't work as well as before.
    Changing the % icariin was definitely not our choice- the 40 and 50% icariin has become increasingly difficult, if not impossible, to source over the last couple years- it got to the point where we were one of the only companies using it, so most of our bulk suppliers quit carrying it. RPM and Drive are extremely effective with the 20% icariin- and to compensate for the change, we added 2.5x the amount of icariin per capsule of the 20% from when we used the 50%- and as far as the effectiveness, we haven't seen much of a difference. We actually started using a higher % cordyceps in Drive (40%) as well, as it we feel it makes for a more effective product.....
    Dirk Tanis, BA, MSci
    Chief Operating Officer, Applied Nutriceuticals

  15. Oh ok I guess that makes sense. That's great to hear.

  16. How is it possible that you added 2.5x the icariin if the blend of 290mg stays the same as when there was 40% and 50%?

  17. I am hearing good things about this stuff!

  18. Quote Originally Posted by flexitnut
    I am hearing good things about this stuff!
    It's a amazing combo product.
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  19. Quote Originally Posted by flexitnut View Post
    I am hearing good things about this stuff!
    yeah its good. take the suggested amount (by body weight). i gave a few sample packs to a friend and he took the dose for someone who weighed 250 and threw up three times.
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  20. Drive at 5 caps is magical!
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