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Public Notification: Infinity Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Infinity, a product promoted and sold for weight loss on various websites, and in some retail stores.…

FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that Infinity contains sibutramine. Sibutramine is a controlled substance that was removed from the market in October 2010 for safety reasons. The product poses a threat to consumers because sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, or stroke. These products may also interact, in life-threatening ways, with other medications a consumer may be taking.

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