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Posted September 11, 2020

Seller of "COVID PACK" Warned for Coronavirus Claims

On September 9, 2020, the FDA issued a warning letter to Pharmacy Plus, Inc. dba Vital Care Compounder for selling COVID PACK and COVID 'POSITIVE' PACK products with unsupported claims that they can treat coronavirus (COVID-19).

The agency emphasized that there are currently no approved treatments for the virus and has previously stated: "There currently are no vaccines, pills, potions, lotions, lozenges or other prescription or over-the-counter products available to treat or cure coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

COVID PACK products were promoted with statements such as "This kit contains the standard covid kit comprised of Vitamin D3, Vitamin C, Zinc and Melatonin but also includes a 14 day supply of Nattokinase 100mg...routinely prescribed for covid positive patients. Ideal to keep in the home for emergency use when a family member tests positive for the virus."

The FDA instructed the companies to send an email to within 48 hours of receipt of the warning, describing the specific steps they have taken to correct these violations. 

See ConsumerLab's answers to the question: What are natural remedies for coronavirus (COVID-19)? Do supplements like zinc, vitamin C, or herbals work?

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Warning Letter: Pharmacy Plus, Inc. dba Vital Care Compounder

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