Posted June 6, 2017

Seller of Vision, Cholesterol, Prostate Supplements and More Warned for Drug Claims

On May 25, 2017, the FDA issued a warning letter to Herbal Doctor Remedies following a facility inspection and review of the company's websites, www.herb-doc.com, www.ChinaSecretMed.com and www.theraherb.com, which found statements made about its products, including Asma Aid, Awake, Baby Saver, Cardia Forte, Detensin, Glauco-Catar, Lipidtrol, Lupus Off, Mental Tonic, Pain Stopper, Prostatin, Stroke Saver, Thyro-H, Tumor Off, White Tiger, and Worm Off to be drug claims.

For example, Glauco-Catar was promoted with statements such as "The most famous formula for treatment and prevention of glaucoma, cataract without surgery, conjunctivitis, hyperemia, blurred vision, pink eyes, photophobia and dry eyes. "

(See ConsumerLab.com's Review of Vision Supplements for tests of related products.)

Lipidtrol was promoted with statements such as "Indication: This formula can help reduce levels of serum cholesterol and triglyceride, reduce absorption of fatty food and enhance breakdown of fatty tissues; lowers serum glucose level and reduce synthesis of cholesterol and triglycerides; diuretic effects to reduce blood pressure, prevent coronary artery diseases, atherosclerosis and stroke. "

(See ConsumerLab.com's Review of Cholesterol-Lowering Supplements for tests of related products.)

Prostatin was promoted with statements such as "It helps . . . reduce painful swelling in the urinary tract. For pain, swelling and itching in the genital area, blood in the urine, redness in mouth, tongue and eyes. It is used for prostatits [sic], urethritis, cystitis, and inflammation of vagina ." 

(See ConsumerLab.com's Review of Prostate Supplements for tests of related products.)

See Related Warnings:

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