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Posted July 28, 2013
B Vitamin Supplement Found To Contain Anabolic Steroids
(See ConsumerLab.com's Review of B Vitamin Supplements for tests of related products.)
Anabolic steroids are associated with adverse effects such as blood clots, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, liver injury, kidney failure and stroke. Methasterone is a controlled substance that has also been discovered as an illegal ingredient in a number of bodybuilding and muscle enhancing supplements.
Healthy Life Chemistry by Purity First B-50 is manufactured by Mira Health Products Ltd. and is sold on various websites and in retail stores.
The FDA has received 29 adverse event reports associated with the use of this supplement, including fatigue, muscle cramping, muscle pain, abnormal thyroid and liver function, unusual hair growth, impotence in men and missed menstrual periods in women.
Consumers who have purchased these supplements should discontinue use immediately and contact their healthcare provider if they have experienced any adverse side effects. Consumers and healthcare providers are also encouraged to report any adverse reactions to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting Program.
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