Laboratory analysis revealed that Lite Fit USA contains sibutramine that was removed from the market in 2010 due to safety reasons.
San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014
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As the FDA announced on April 11, laboratory analysis revealed that Lite Fit USA contains sibutramine that was removed from the market in 2010 due to safety reasons. Lite Fit USA is marketed as weight loss product and it is sold on the internet and in some retail stores. The specific controlled substance can substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in certain cases.
Moreover, sibutramine may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, stroke, arrhythmias, or congestive heart failure. There is also the risk that these products may interact, in life-threatening ways, with other medications.
Taking into consideration the latest developments, AttorneyOne.com monitor daily and update the website providing accurate information on all relevant FDA safety alerts. Sean Burke, director of Media Relations at AttorneyOne.com, adds “we are determined to keep an eye on FDA announcements concerning weight loss products and inform the public. For that reason," he continues, "our focus should squarely fall on investigating these safety alerts and getting the word out.”
As the FDA recommends “Healthcare professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to the FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program.”
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