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Product Review

Toprol XL vs. Generic Metoprolol Succinate Extended-release (ER) Tablets Review Article

Choose the Best Blood Pressure Medication. Find Out Why Some Generic Blood Pressure Medications Are Not the Same as the Original & May Increase Blood Pressure or Have Other Disturbing Side Effects.

Toprol vs Generic Metoprolol

Recalls & Warnings

June 22, 2023

Nationwide Pharmaceutical’s Ferrous Sulfate Supplements Recalled

On June 22, 2023, the U.S.

News Release

May 19, 2009

Review of Magnesium Supplements by Shows One-Quarter Fail Quality Tests

WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK — MAY 19, 2009 — reported today that among twelve magnesium supplements selected for testing, only nine met quality standards. One supplement contained only 45.

News Release

February 03, 2009

Survey shows fish oil nearly as popular as multivitamins among supplement users. Most also take calcium and CoQ10 -- publishes 2009 Report on Vitamin & Supplement Users, including top-rated brands and merchants.

WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK — FEBRUARY 3, 2009 — Among people who use dietary supplements, fish oil supplements are nearly as popular as multivitamins, according to a recent survey by, which also publishes test reports on supplements.

Recalls & Warnings

July 18, 2022

CVS, Target, Walgreens, and Other Oral Magnesium Citrate Laxatives Recalled Due to Bacterial Contamination

On July 14, 2022, Magnesium Citrate Laxative Oral Solution Lemon Flavor products manufactured by Vi-Jon, LLC and sold under various store brand names were recalled after testing identified the presence of the bacteria Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens.

News Release

September 10, 2007

Tests of B-vitamins by finds several short on folic acid — New report covers B-complexes, thiamin, niacin, B-6, B-12, biotin and folic acid supplements

WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK — SEPTEMBER 10, 2007 — Half of the B-complex supplements recently selected by for testing were found to lack the total claimed amounts of folic acid, an essential nutrient also known as vitamin B-9.

News Release

August 16, 2005 tests potassium supplements — Report now online for sixteen products

WHITE PLAINS, NY — August 16, 2005 — has released a new report on the quality of potassium supplements. Potassium is used to treat or prevent potassium deficiency caused by diuretic drugs ("water pills"), prolonged vomiting, diarrhea or laxative abuse.

Recalls & Warnings

January 19, 2002

Recall of Certain Iron Supplements

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following Class III recall information in its January 16, 2002 Enforcement Report. A Class III recall is a situation in which use of or exposure to a violative product is not likely to cause adverse health consequences:

Recalls & Warnings

March 12, 2002

Recall of Multivitamin Due to Unsafe Bottling For Children

On March 12, 2002, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Leiner Health Products, of Carson, Calif., in cooperation with CPSC, is voluntarily recalling about 14,000 bottles of dietary supplements containing iron.