Saturday, March 21, 2009
FDA: Nationwide Alert - Weight Loss Products
There are many different commercial weight loss products that are sold in this country. The FDA has identified additional weight loss products (Herbal Xenicol, Slimbionic, and Xsvelten) and new undeclared active pharmaceutical ingredients (fenproporex, fluoxetine, furosemide, and cetilistat). According to the FDA, these tainted weight loss products pose a great risk because they contain undeclared ingredients including prescription drugs in amounts that exceed maximum dosages. Read more at the FDA site here.