Posted November 21, 2015

Ultimate Herbal Slimcaps Recalled

On November 19, 2015 Fit Firm and Fabulous issued a voluntary recall certain lots of weight loss supplement Ultimate Herbal Slimcap capsules because they were found to contain sibutramine.

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.

Recalled Ultimate Herbal Slimcap capsules were distributed nationwide through internet sales. They can be identified by the following: 

  • UPC: Part 1 of 3, UPC 5 42423 25422 1
  • Lots: 05/02/2015 to 05/01/2017

Consumers who have purchased this supplement should discontinue use 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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For more about the recall, use the link below.