June 15, 2015
G&C Natural Nutrition, Inc. Issues Recall of Pyrola Due to Undeclared Drug Ingredients
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding a recall of Pyrola, 430mg/capsule. Advanced Joint Formula capsules may contain undeclared diclofenac and chlorpheniramine.
Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (commonly referred to as NSAIDs). NSAIDs may cause increased risk of cardiovascular events, such as heart attack and stroke, as well as serious gastrointestinal damage, including bleeding, ulceration, and fatal perforation of the stomach and intestines.
Chlorpheniramine is an over-the-counter (OTC) antihistamine used for allergies. Antihistamines may cause drowsiness and affect mental alertness.
The product is packaged in a white bottle in capsule form, with all lots being recalled. The product was sold to distributors and consumers nationwide through phone orders and online from April, 2013 through June, 2015.
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