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The United States: Public Notification: Best Line Suplemento Alimenticio Capsules was found to contain undeclared drug substance sibutramine
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Best Line Suplemento Alimenticio Capsules, a product promoted and sold for weight loss on various websites and in some retail stores. FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that Best Line Suplemento Alimenticio Capsules contains sibutramine. Sibutramine is a controlled substance that was removed from the market in October 2010 for safety reasons. The product poses a threat to consumers because sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, or stroke. These products may also interact, in life-threatening ways, with other medications a consumer may be taking.

Consumers should stop using this product immediately and throw it away. Consumers who have experienced any negative side effects should consult a health care professional as soon as possible.

Please refer to the following website in FDA for details:

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

Ends/ Saturday, 13 September, 2014
Issued at HKT 12:00
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