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Posted September 10, 2012

Maker of Omega-3, Bone and Brain and Supplements Warned For Drug Claims

On August 27, 2012, the FDA issued a warning letter to PruTect Rx indicating that statements on the company's websites about Omega3PruTect, NeuroPruTect, VitaminD3PruTect and OsteoPruTect constitute drug claims, although the products are not approved drugs. These products were also found to be misbranded due to inadequate directions for use.

Omega3PruTect contains a blend of Vitamin E, EPA and DHA and was promoted as lowering cholesterol and reducing back pain, joint pain, arthritis, allergies. NeuroPruTect contains turmeric, green tea extract, trans-pterostilbene (a form of resveratrol), glucoraphanin (from broccoli extract) and black pepper extract and was promoted for the prevention of nerve damage, post-concussive syndrome and cancer, and reducing cognitive decline including Alzheimer's disease.

See's Reviews of Omega-3 Supplements, Turmeric Supplements, and Resveratrol Supplements for tests of related products).

VitaminD3PruTect contains Vitamin D and was promoted for bone health, immune health and cardiovascular health. OsteoPruTect contains calcium, Vitamin D3 and silicon and was promoted for the prevention of cancer, Parkinson's disease and Multiple Sclerosis.

(See's Reviews of Vitamin D Supplements and Calcium Supplements for tests of related products.)

For more details regarding the FDA's warning letter, use the link below.