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Products found to contain undeclared medicines

Australia: Safety advisory: Naturally Kouxan Best Slim capsules
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) advised consumers should stop taking Naturally Kouxan Best Slim capsules and discard any remaining capsules, as it was found to contain the undeclared substance sibutramine. This is despite the product label claim that it is made of herbal ingredients and contains no medicines. TGA advised that sibutramine is a prescription-only medicine and was withdrawn in October 2010 after a study showed an increased risk of major cardiac events.

Please refer to the following website in TGA for details:

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

Ends/ Thursday, October 11, 2012
Issued at HKT 14:00