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Posted May 6, 2014
Two Weight Loss Supplements Found To Contain Drug
Sibutramine, the active ingredient in the obesity drug Meridia, was removed from the U.S. market in October 2010 because it can substantially increase blood pressure and pulse rate in some individuals, and may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, or stroke. This drug may also interact, in life-threatening ways, with other medications a consumer may be taking.
- Natural Body Solution is sold on various websites and in some retail stores. It was found to contain sibutramine.
- Slim Trim U is sold on various websites and in some retail stores. It was found to contain sibutramine.
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.
(See ConsumerLab.com's Review of Weight Loss Supplements for tests of related products.)
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