Slimdia Diet Supplements Recalled
February 28th, 2013
P&J Trading is conducting a voluntary recall of Slimdia Revolution, a line of diet supplements. The supplements contain an ingredient called Sibutramine, which is an FDA-approved appetite suppressant to treat obesity, which is only supposed to be taken under medical supervision. It is not listed on the label for the products and is not sold in the U.S. marketplace.
According to the FDA,
Sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk to patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, or stroke. Sibutramine has been withdrawn from U.S. marketplace. The active drug ingredient is not listed on the label for these products. This product was distributed nationwide in US from March 2012 to December 2012.
You can access the FDA’s recall notice here.