OTTAWA, May 20, 2016 /CNW/ -
Health Canada seized anunauthorized product being promoted as a dietary supplement, Animal Test, from Supplement King, 1250 Brant Street, Unit 9a, Burlington, Ontario. This product may pose serious risks to the health of Canadians.
Who is affected:
Consumers who have bought or used any of the affected products.
What consumers should do
Yohimbine is a prescription drug ingredient. The use of drugs containing yohimbine (either as yohimbine hydrochloride or yohimbe bark extract) may result in serious adverse reactions, particularly in people with high blood pressure, heart, kidney or liver disease. Side effects associated with yohimbine include increased blood pressure and heart rate, anxiety, dizziness, tremors, headache, nausea and sleep disorders. It should not be used by children, pregnant or nursing women.
How to report side effects to health products to Health Canada:
Stay connected with Health Canada and receive the latest advisories and product recalls using social media tools.
What Health Canada is doing:
Health Canada has seized this product from the retail location. Should additional retailers or distributors of these products be identified, Health Canada will take appropriate action and inform Canadians.
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