P&J Trading’s Dietary Supplement, Slimdia Revolution
On December 19, 2012, P&J TRADING announced a voluntary nationwide recall of their dietary supplements sold under the brand name SLIMDIA REVOLUTION because they were notified by the FDA that the supplements contain Sibutramine. Sibutramine has been withdrawn from U.S marketplace and was not listed on the label for the SLIMDIA REVOLUTION products.
What is Sibutramine?
According to the FDA, Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant used for the treatment of obesity. It is considered a Schedule IV controlled substance and should only be taken under the direct supervision of qualified health care professional.
Risks Associated With Using Sibutramine:
- Substantial increase of blood pressure and/or pulse rate
- May be dangerous for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, or stroke
Recalled Product Information:
- Product Name: SLIMDIA REVOLUTION
- Recalling Firm: P&J TRADING
- Distribution Dates: From March 2012 to December 2012
To view photos of the recalled SLIMDIA REVOLUTION labels, click here.
Consumers who are in possession of the recalled SLIMDIA REVOLUTION products are urged to return any unused product directly to the company for a full refund.
Customers with additional questions regarding the refund may contact Seung (“Paul”) Bum Kang at 714-726-6544 (9am to 5pm, Monday-Friday). For quick answers regarding the recall, you can go directly to the FDA recall page.
Adverse reactions or quality problems may also be reported to MedWatch: The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program. You may report the problem to MedWatch by either mailing in the reporting form, submitting the report online, or by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178.
What to Do if a Recalled Product Has Affected You:
If you or a loved one has become injured as a result of a recalled product, you may be entitled to compensation. It would be beneficial to speak to an attorney specializing in products liability. Most of the attorneys here at LawInfo.com offer free initial consultations, so it would be advantageous to at least talk to an attorney about your case and get some feedback.
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