METABOSLIM Dietary Supplement Contains Undeclared Sibutramine
August 22, 2007
FDA has discovered that METABOSLIM Apple Cider Vinegar contains sibutramine, a prescription appetite suppressant. Confidence Inc., the manufacturer of METABOSLIM, is recalling one lot of product, lot number 3001006, expiration 10/20/2009.
Sibutramine is associated with increased heart rate and blood pressure in some patients; these side effects may pose a risk to patients with a history of arrhythmia, stroke, congestive heart failure, or coronary artery disease. Currently, there are no reports of adverse events associated with this product.
Consumers are asked to return any unused METABOSLIM for a full or partial refund by mailing unused product to: Confidence, 138 Haven Avenue, Port Washington, NY 11050. Consumers may contact Jim Chao at 516-767-1870 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about returns.
Additional information is available at the following links:
- MedWatch Alert:
- Recall notice:
August 22, 2007; University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2009, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.