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Posted May 4, 2023
FDA Warns MedoLife for Promoting Homeopathic Products to Treat COVID-19, Cancer
On April 19, 2023, the FDA issued a warning letter to Medolife Rx D/B/A MedoLife Corp., AELIA Inc. and Queanta Inc. after review of the company website found statements about its Escozine-HP, Escozine Immunapen, Escozine Immunapen Anti Anxiety, Escozine Immunapen Energy & Focus, and Escozine Immunapen Stress Relief homeopathic products to be drug claims because they are intended to diagnose, cure, mitigate, treat, or prevent disease and/or intended to affect the structure of any function of the body.
For example, Escozine-HP was promoted with statements such as, “The product’s unique blend of polarized ingredients created with patented technology help relieve common side-effects of chemotherapy, such as . . . Relieves pain[,] Relieves inflammation[,] Improves energy[,] Improves sleep[, and] Improves appetite” Additionally, Escozine products were promoted to diagnose, cure, mitigate, treat, or prevent COVID-19 with statements such as, “Escozine has shown promising results in helping patients to overcome many viral infections, including COVID-19 as well as eliminating multiple cancer cell lines in clinical trials and has shown to have quality of life enhancement capabilities that could be marketed as an independent drug.”
The agency also stated these products were generally not recognized as safe and effective and were therefore considered new drugs.
The company must respond to the FDA in writing within 15 days of receipt of the warning explaining the specific steps taken to address these violations.
For more information about homeopathic products, see ConsumerLab’s article about homeopathic arnica pills.
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Warning: Medolife Rx D/B/A MedoLife Corp., AELIA, Inc. and Quanta Inc.
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