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The United States: Zi Xiu Tang Success, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of Classic Zi Xiu Tang Bee Pollen Capsules And Ultimate Formula Capsules Due To Undeclared Sibutramine
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Trexlertown, PA, Zi Xiu Tang Success, LLC is voluntarily recalling four lots of Classic Zi Xiu Tang Bee Pollen Capsules, and three lots of Ultimate Formula Capsules to the consumer level. These products have been found to contain undeclared Sibutramine. Products containing Sibutramine pose 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. The company has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall. The affected lot numbers of Classic Zi Xiu Tang are 04/15/2012, 05/15/2012, 06/15/2012 and 07/15/2012, and the affected lot numbers of Ultimate Formula are 05/25/2012, 07/29/2012 and 08/05/2012.

Please refer to the following website in FDA for details:

In Hong Kong, the above products are not registered pharmaceutical products. Related news has been released by the FDA and was posted on the website of Drug Office on 25 October 2012.

Ends/ Thursday, November 01, 2012
Issued at HKT 12:00
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