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Australia: Safety advisory: Ultimate & Herbal Slim Weight Loss Capsules were found to contain undeclared sibutramine
 
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has tested a product labelled Ultimate & Herbal Slim Weight Loss Capsules and found that the capsules contain the undeclared substances sibutramine. Consumers are advised that sibutramine is a prescription-only medicine (which was the active ingredient in Reductil). It was withdrawn in October 2010 after a study showed an increased risk of major cardiac events.

Ultimate & Herbal Slim Weight Loss Capsules pose a serious risk to health and should not be taken. TGA investigations have shown that a number of people in Australia may have bought the product online.

Consumers are advised to stop taking Ultimate & Herbal Slim Weight Loss capsules and consult their health care practitioner if they have any concerns arising from the use of the product.

Please refer to the following website in TGA for details: http://www.tga.gov.au/alert/ultimate-herbal-slim-weight-loss-capsules

In Hong Kong, the above product is not a registered pharmaceutical product.

Ends/ Saturday, March 25, 2017
Issued at HKT 12:30
 
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