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Products found to contain undeclared medicines

Canada: Foreign Product Alerts: Vitaccino Coffee and Collagen Slim - contain undeclared drug substance sibutramine
Vitaccino Coffee and Collagen Slim are the products promoted for weight loss, and were found to contain undeclared drug substance sibutramine. Sibutramine was previously used to treat obesity but is no longer authorized for sale in Canada because of its association with an increased risk of cardiovascular side effects such as heart attack and stroke. Consumers who have these products are advised not to use them, and should consult with a healthcare professional if they have concerns about their health related to the use of these products.

Please refer to the following website in Health Canada for details:

In Hong Kong, the above products are not registered pharmaceutical products. Related news has been released by the TGA and the US FDA, and were posted on the Drug Office website on 25 February 2014 and 20 March 2014 respectively.

Ends/ Friday, July 11, 2014
Issued at HKT 13:00
Related Information:
The United States: Public Notification: Vitaccino Coffee Contains Hidden Drug In... Posted 2014-03-20
Australia: Safety advisory: Collagen Slim capsules were found to contain undecla... Posted 2014-02-25