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Posted February 14, 2014
Weight Loss Supplement Containing Drug Recalled
Phenolphthalein, once an ingredient in some over-the-counter laxative products, was reclassified by the FDA in 1999 as "not generally recognized as safe and effective."
Consuming this product could include potentially serious gastrointestinal disturbances, irregular heartbeat, and cancer with long-term use.
Consumers who have purchased this supplement 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.
(See ConsumerLab.com's Reviews of Weight Loss Supplements for tests of related products.)
Update (2/17/2014): This recall has been expanded to include additional products.
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