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Posted May 8, 2017

Muscle Enhancement Supplement Recalled

On May 5, 2017, Genetic Edge Compounds issued a recall of all lots its muscle enhancement supplement GEC Laxoplex because FDA analysis found it to contain anabolic steroids and steroid like substances, which are not permitted in dietary supplements.

Consumption of products containing anabolic steroids may cause acute liver injury. They may cause other serious long-term adverse health consequences, such as shrinkage of the testes and male infertility, breast enlargement in males, adverse effects on blood lipid levels, and increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and death.

Recalled GEC Laxoplex capsules were was distributed nationwide in the U.S. through various nutritional supplement retail outlets between February 2, 2015 and May 2, 2017. They are packaged in a white plastic bottle containing 60 capsules, and can be identified by the UPC code 0058049984.

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 Muscle Enhancer Supplements for tests of related products.

See Related Warnings:

Steroid "Alternatives" Not Permitted In Dietary Supplements, FDA Warns

Seller of Muscle Supplements Containing Synthetic Steroids Warned

Muscle Supplement Linked to Serious Liver Injury

Manufacturer of Muscle Building Supplement Containing Steroid Pleads Guilty

To read the FDA's warning letter, use the link below.