Unauthorized health products could cause serious side effects
- April 16, 2007 4:23 PM
- By Peter Hadzipetros
Health Canada is warning consumers to avoid taking three treatments that have not been authorized for sale in the marketplace.
The federal agency warns these products could cause serious side effects.
The safety alert applies to the following:
- Lanmei Keili Ji, marketed as a cold and flu medicine.
- Lexscl Fat Rapid Loss capsules.
- V.MAX, Rhino Max weight-loss products.
The products may contain medication that should only be taken under a doctor's supervision. The federal agency notes travellers may have brought the pills into the country or consumers may have purchased them online.
Consumers should stop using the products and are advised to consult a doctor with any related concerns.
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