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FDA Medwatch Alert: Bella Diet Capsules by Bella All Natural: Recall - Presence of Sibutramine

Posted 28 Feb 2018 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: Bella All Natural is voluntarily recalling its Diet Capsules labeled as Bella, Lot Number MFD:10.15.2017 EXP: 10.14.2019, to the consumer level. This recall has been initiated due to presence of sibutramine. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was withdrawn from the U.S. market in October 2010 due to safety concerns. N-Desmethyl sibutramine is an active metabolite of sibutramine. ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: LaBri’s Body Health Atomic by Envy Me: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

Posted 30 Mar 2017 by Drugs.com

[Posted 03/30/2017] ISSUE: Envy Me is recalling LaBri’s Body Health Atomic, dietary supplement marketed for weight loss, sold in 60 capsule, plastic bottles. The recall includes all lot codes, manufacturing codes and expiration dates.  The FDA analyzed samples of La Bri’s Body Health Atomic and found it to contain the undeclared ingredient sibutramine. Sibutramine is a controlled substance that w ...

Charges Filed Against Makers of Nutritional Supplements

Posted 18 Nov 2015 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2015 – Criminal charges and civil injunctions have been filed against 117 makers and/or distributors of potentially dangerous dietary supplements, U.S. government agencies announced Tuesday. One of the targets of the investigation – conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Justice and other federal agencies – was USPlabs LLC of Dallas, which ...

FDA Seizes Counterfeit Drugs, Devices Sold Online

Posted 18 Jun 2015 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with international partners, moved this week against more than 1,050 websites that sell potentially dangerous counterfeit medicines and medical devices, the agency said Thursday. Illegal medicines and medical devices were seized worldwide, and warnings were sent to the operators of offending websites, the FDA said in a news ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: V26 Slimming Coffee: Public Notification - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

Posted 5 Nov 2014 by Drugs.com

ISSUE:  FDA is advising consumers not to purchase or use V26 Slimming Coffee. FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that V26 Slimming Coffee contains sibutramine. Sibutramine is a controlled substance that was removed from the market in October 2010 for safety reasons. The product poses a threat to consumers because sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: JaDera and Xiyouji Qingzhi Dietary Supplements by Dolphin Intertrade Corp.: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

Posted 1 Jul 2013 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: Dolphin Intertrade Corp. is voluntary recalling “JaDera” and “Xiyouji Qingzhi”  Weight Loss Supplement.  These product have been found to contain undeclared Sibutramine, Sibutramine was a previously approved controlled substance for the treatment of obesity that was removed from the U.S. market in October 2010 for safety reasons, making this product an unapproved new drug. Products containi ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Bethel Nutritional Consulting, Inc. Bethel 30: Recall: Undeclared Drug Ingredient.

Posted 11 Jun 2013 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: A sample of Bethel 30 green capsule was collected and tested by FDA  and found positive for Sibutramine and Phenolphthalein. Sibutramine is a controlled substance that was removed from the market in October 2010 for safety reasons. Sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk for patients with a history ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Maxiloss Weight Advanced Softgels: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

Posted 26 Feb 2013 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: Olaax Corp announced a nationwide recall of the company's dietary supplement sold under the brand name Maxiloss Weight Advanced Softgels to the user level, because FDA testing found the Maxiloss Weight Advanced product to contain Sibutramine. Sibutramine was a previously approved controlled substance for the treatment of obesity that was removed from the U.S. market in October 2010 for ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: SLIMDIA Revolution: Public Notification - Contains Undeclared Drug Ingredient Sibutramine

Posted 11 Jan 2013 by Drugs.com

UPDATED 12/21/2012  P&J Trading announced today that it is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall of the company's dietary supplements sold under the brand name SLIMDIA REVOLUTION after being notified by FDA that testing found the SLIMDIA REVOLUTION products contain Sibutramine Posted 12/20/2012 ISSUE: FDA is advising consumers not to purchase or use “SLIMDIA Revolution,” a product promoted and ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Classic Zi Xiu Tang Bee Pollen Capsules And Ultimate Formula Capsules by Zi Xiu Tang Success: Recall - Undeclared Sibutramine

Posted 1 Nov 2012 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: TZi Xiu Tang Success, LLC is voluntarily recalling four lots of Classic Zi Xiu Tang Bee Pollen Capsules, and three lots of Ultimate Formula Capsules to the consumer level. These products have been found to contain undeclared Sibutramine. Sibutramine was a previously approved controlled substance that was removed from the U.S. market in October 2010 for safety reasons, making these products ...

U.S. Women Using Dangerous Weight-Loss Pill 2 Years After Recall

Posted 16 Aug 2011 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, Aug. 16 – Many women in the United States continue to use a Chinese weight-loss supplement that's been recalled due to dangerous ingredients, a new study indicates. Pai You Guo contains the pharmaceuticals sibutramine and phenolphthalein, both of which are banned in the United States because they increase the risk of heart attack, stroke and cancer. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Celerite Slimming Tea: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

Posted 16 Apr 2011 by Drugs.com

[Posted 03/28/2011] ISSUE: FDA laboratory analyses of the product were found to contain undeclared Sibutramine, which is used as an appetite suppressant for weight loss. The FDA has not approved the product as a drug; therefore, the safety and effectiveness of the product is unknown. Sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present ...

Weight-Loss Drug Meridia Pulled From U.S. Market

Posted 9 Oct 2010 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Oct. 8 – The obesity drug Meridia has been withdrawn from the U.S. market because of an increased risk of heart attack and stroke, federal health officials said Friday. Pharmaceutical giant Abbott Laboratories voluntarily agreed to pull the drug after a U.S. Food and Drug Administration review of data that showed a 16 percent increased risk for heart attack, stroke and death among people ...

FDA to Ask Experts to Weigh Restrictions for Diet Pill, Including Withdrawal From Market

Posted 14 Sep 2010 by Drugs.com

US Agency to Ask Experts to Weigh Restrictions for Diet Pill, Including Withdrawal From Market From Canadian Press DataFile (September 13, 2010) WASHINGTON – Almost a year after studies showed the diet pill Meridia increases heart attack and stroke risk, U.S. health regulators announced they will consider pulling the Abbott Laboratories’ drug off the market. Meridia has been sold since 1997, but ...

FDA Panel to Mull Ban on Diet Drug Meridia

Posted 13 Sep 2010 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Sept. 13 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will ask an expert panel later this week whether or not the diet drug Meridia should be banned due to suspected heart risks. In documents released Monday ahead of the panel meeting, which begins Wednesday, the agency said that members of its Endocrinologic & Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee will be asked to consider a number of options, ...

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