Tuesday, 4 June 2019

Woman suffers from severe heart failure after consuming illegal weight loss product

Source: ST
A woman now suffers from severe heart failure after she consumed a weight loss product that contains an undeclared banned substance, the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) said on Monday (Jun 3).

The product, marketed as BB Body, is one of four products that have caused "serious adverse reactions" in consumers, and members of the public are advised not to purchase or consume the products, HSA said.

The other affected products are Bello Smaze and Choco Fit which were both also marketed as weight loss products, as well as Seahorse Chop Du Zhong Ba Ji Wan which contains a potent steroid.

Read more @ https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/weight-loss-drug-severe-heart-failure-sibutramine-steroid-hsa-11590574

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