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Posted December 11, 2020
FDA Warns iThrive.health for Promoting Supplements as COVID-19 Treatments
On December 10, 2020, the FDA issued a warning letter to iThrive.health for promoting the sale of various vitamins and supplements on Amazon.com with claims that they can mitigate, prevent, treat, diagnose, or cure COVID-19.
Examples of claims include "In this post, you will learn how to strengthen your immune system during the COVID-19 pandemic. . . And lastly, we'll go over what nutrients you need to support a strong and rapidly reacting immune system that can fight CODIV-19 [sic]...
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin D
- Quercetin + Zinc
The FDA 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)."
The agency instructed the company to send an email to COVID-19-Task-Force-CDER@fda.hhs.gov within 48 hours of receipt of the warning, describing the specific steps it has taken to correct these violations.
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