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The United States: BEST SLIM 40 Pills By CTV Best Group: Recall - Undeclared Ingredients Sibutramine
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that CTV Best Group is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall of all lots of a dietary supplement products distributed by the company under the names BEST SLIM 40 Pills to the consumer level. Testing by FDA revealed the presence of Sibutramine in Best Slim. Sibutramine has been withdrawn from US market in October 2010 for safety reasons and is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk to patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, or stroke. The active drug ingredient is not listed on the label for this product. The products were distributed nationwide via retail stores and internet sales via between April 2013 and July 2013. Customers with stock of the recalled product should destroy it or return for a refund, and should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this product.

Please refer to the following website in FDA for details:

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

Ends/ Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Issued at HKT 20:00