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December 2, 2013

IQ Formulations Recalls HYDRAVAX Dietary Supplement Due to Possible Undeclared Ingredient

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of 45-capsule bottles of HYDRAVAX due to potential inclusion of an unlisted diuretic. 

The recalled HYDRAVAX was distributed nationwide in retail stores and mail order.

Possible effects of using a diuretic include an electrolyte imbalance due to water loss. Symptoms include: polyuria, nausea, vomiting, weakness, lassitude, fever, flushed face and hyperactive deep tendon reflexes. Fluid and electrolyte imbalances are the most important concern. Excessive doses of diuretics may elicit hyperkalemia, dehydration, nausea, vomiting and weakness and possibly hypotension. Overdosing with a diuretic has been associated with hypokalemia, hypochloremia, hyponatremia, dehydration, lethargy and gastrointestinal irritation. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention.

The full recall can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm377057.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

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