Tag Archive: Adverse Events

Apr 25

FDA Advises Consumers to Avoid Using Dietary Supplements with Undeclared Drug Ingredients

On April 7, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) advised consumers to stop taking Zi Xiu Tang Bee Pollen products, which are promoted as body forming, weight loss dietary supplements. According to the FDA, the Company’s dietary supplements include at least one potentially dangerous pharmaceutical ingredient that is not declared on the product …

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Jan 08

FDA Warns Consumers About Dietary Supplement Containing Synthetic Steroids

On December 23, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued an announcement warning consumers about the serious health risks associated with using “Mass Destruction,” a product marketed as a dietary supplement for muscle growth. This product is manufactured for Blunt Force Nutrition in North Carolina and is sold in retail stores, gyms, and …

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Nov 19

FDA Investigates Illnesses Linked to Energy Drinks and Supplements

On November 16, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued a statement concerning the Agency’s ongoing investigation of reported illnesses and deaths linked to energy drinks and energy shot supplements. Found here, the Statement details the FDA’s efforts in this area, including its evaluation of adverse event reports. According to the FDA, it …

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Sep 18

FDA Approves MS Drug, Noting Boxed Warnings

On September 12, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced the approval of the drug Aubagio (teriflunomide). Manufactured by Sanofi Aventis, Aubagio is a once-a-day tablet for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (“MS”) in adults. The full announcement of the approval may be accessed here. As noted in the FDA’s …

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