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Diet pill contains hidden drug banned due to safety reasons

Consumers should not purchase or use the diet pill called PAYA Dietary Supplement because a laboratory analysis conducted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed that the product contains a hidden drug that puts consumers’ lives at risk. The product was identified by the FDA during an examination of international mail shipments. The PAYA Dietary Supplement is laced with sibutramine, a controlled substance that was pulled from the market in October 2010 for safety reasons. Sibutramine was marketed as an anti-obesity drug under the brand name Meridia, but was banned after a clinical trial revealed that those taking the ... Read More

Envy Me Diet pills under urgent recall; tainted with undeclared drug

Envy Me is recalling all lots of LaBri’s Body Health Atomic diet pills because a federal government laboratory analysis found the supplements to contain a hidden drug that was banned in the U.S. because of the risks it poses to users. The analysis, conducted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), found LaBri’s Body Health Atomic dietary supplements to contain sibutramine, a controlled substance that pulled from the market in 2010 when it was determined that the medication could substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk for patients with a history ... Read More

SlimFit X diet pills recalled, contain dangerous hidden ingredients

Jersey Shore Supplements LLC, is recalling all lots of SlimFit X capsules because they contain dangerous hidden drug ingredients. The recall comes seven months after the FDA urged consumers not to use or purchase the diet pills because they contained illicit ingredients. Laboratory analysis of SlimFit X capsules determined that the dietary supplements contained sibutramine and desmethylsibutramine. Sibutramine is a controlled substance that was removed from the market in October 2010 because it can increase blood pressure and heart rate in some patients and may pose a significant risk to patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart ... Read More

Some herbal supplements carry hidden dangers

Diet pills and sexual enhancement products sold over-the-counter as “all natural” herbal supplements may contain dangerous, hidden drugs and could cause more harm than good, according to a study conducted by researchers with Queen’s University Belfast, Kingston University London, and LGC, an international life sciences testing company. Analyses found that many dietary supplements promoted for weight loss contain the stimulant sibutramine, but don’t list the drug as an ingredient on the product’s label. Sibutramine was a prescription weight loss product that was banned years ago in both the U.S. and U.K. after its was linked to heart attacks and strokes. ... Read More

Diet pills found to contain dangerous hidden drugs

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the public that certain diet pills sold online and in retail stores contain dangerous hidden drugs including one that was banned in the U.S. after it was linked to cardiovascular events and another that is a suspected carcinogen. Federal laboratory analyses of the products – Platinum Max Strength Blue Pill Version, Platinum Weight Loss Solution, and Slimming Plus Advantage – revealed that the dietary supplements contain sibutramine, a controlled substance no longer sold in the U.S. Sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or heart rate in some people and may pose ... Read More

FDA warning: Certain diet pills contain dangerous drug ingredient

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to purchase or use certain dietary supplements for weight loss sold on various websites and in retail stores because the diet pills contain a hidden drug so dangerous that it was banned in the U.S. A laboratory analysis of the weight loss supplements Lean Extreme Max and X-treme Beauty Slim were found to contain sibutramine, a controlled substance that was pulled from the market in 2010 after it was linked to cardiovascular risks. Sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some people and may present ... Read More

Sears agrees to pay CA $235,000 for selling dangerous dietary supplements

Sears has agreed to pay $235,000 to settle charges by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office that the retail giant sold dietary supplements on its websites that are banned by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The department store was also barred from selling misbranded or falsely advertised dietary supplements. The lawsuit, filed in Orange County Superior Court earlier this week, accuses Sears Holdings Management Corp., of advertising and selling nutritional supplements that were found, after FDA laboratory analysis, to contain “dangerous, undeclared substances,” including undeclared sibutramine, a stimulant that was pulled from the market in 2010 due to heart risks, and ephedra, ... Read More

FDA warns of hidden drug ingredients in Queen Slimming diet pills

Consumers should not purchase or use Queen Slimming Soft Gels, an herbal supplement marketed as a diet pill, because the product contains hidden drug ingredients that can be harmful to some individual, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned. The product was identified by the agency during an examination of international mail shipments. A laboratory analysis confirmed that Queen Slimming Soft Gels contain sibutramine, a controlled substance that was banned from the market in October 2010 after it was linked to adverse cardiovascular effects in some consumers. Sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some ... Read More

FDA cites company for marketing dangerous dietary supplements

X2 Zero Corporation was slapped with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning letter for marketing dietary supplements that contain undeclared and potentially dangerous drug ingredients and making claims that the products can cure, treat or prevent diseases. The FDA conducted laboratory analyses of several of the company’s diet pills and sexual enhancement products, and found that many contain the active drug ingredients sibutramine, desmethyisibutramine, phenolphthalein, thiosildenafil and sildenafil. The company sells the supplements under the brand names Dynamism, Eradicate, Xerophagy, Salute, ZimXter, Exhilarate, and Natural Eruption. The products are sold on the company’s websites, www.x2zero.com and www.361weightloss.com. Sibutramine is a stimulant used ... Read More

Ultimate Body-Tox Pro diet pills recalled, contain dangerous hidden ingredient

Three weeks after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned the public not to purchase or use Ultimate Body-Tox PRO diet pill capsules because the dietary supplements contained a dangerous, hidden ingredient, the company announced it is recalling all lots of the product. An FDA analysis of Ultimate Body Tox PRO diet pills revealed that it contained sibutramine, a controlled substance that was removed from the U.S. market in October 2010 because it can substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some people and may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart ... Read More