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Products found to contain undeclared medicines

Australia: Safety advisory: Slim Fit capsules were found to contain undeclared substance sibutramine
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has tested a product labelled Slim Fit capsules and found that the capsules contain the undeclared substance sibutramine, which is a prescription-only substance withdrawn from world markets in 2010 due to increased risk of cardiac events and stroke. TGA investigations have shown that a number of people in Australia may have bought the product online. Consumers are advised to stop taking Slim Fit capsules and consult their health care practitioner if they have any concerns arising from the use of this product.

Please refer to the following website in TGA for details:

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

Ends/ Friday, May 29, 2015
Issued at HKT 14:00