February 25, 2013

Maxiloss Weight Advanced Softgels Dietary Supplements Recalled

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received information regarding the recall of MAXILOSS WEIGHT ADVANCED softgels because they contain undeclared Sibutramine.

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 Sibutramine has been withdrawn from U.S marketplace.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.

The recall includes ALL authentic Lot numbers and known to be counterfeit lot numbers of authentic lots. Any packaging types that are different from listed are counterfeit. Any lot numbers not listed are counterfeit and are also part of the recall.

MAXILOSS WEIGHT ADVANCED Dietary Supplement is marketed as a Natural Herb for Weight Loss. MAXILOSS WEIGHT ADVANCED Dietary Supplement softgels are packaged in a green or blue box containing 3 X 12 blister packs per box and bears "Batch Number: 001". The product was sold to distributors nationwide and known to be counterfeit versions are sold on various online sites. This product was distributed nationwide in US from January 2011 to November 2012.

The full recall and product information can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm340921.htm?source=govdelivery.