September 18, 2019

Zero Xtreme Dietary Supplement Recalled for Sibrutramine

Fat Burners Zone is recalling one lot of Zero Xtreme capsules, a dietary supplement intended for weight loss, because it is contaminated with sibutramine, according to FDA analysis. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was withdrawn from the U.S. market for safety concerns. That means Zero Xtreme is an unapproved drug.

Zero Xtreme RecallSibutramine is the active ingredient in Meridia, a drug that was marketed in the 1990s for prescription treatment of obesity. It was withdrawing 2010 after clinical dates indicated “Sibutramine poses an increased risk of heart attack and stroke.” The product can substantially increase blood pressure and pulse rate, and can present a health risk for anyone with a history of coronary artery daisies, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, and stroke. No adverse events have been reported to date in connection with this product.

Zero Xtreme is marketed as a dietary supplement for weight loss. It is packaged in gray aluminum bottles with gray aluminum caps. there are 30 capsules in each bottle. The lot number isĀ 1220062085, and the expiration date is 03/2020. It was distributed nationwide over the internet. The company is notifying distributors and customers with a recall letter.

Anyone who has purchased this product should not use it. The recall notice states that “Consumers that have Zero Xtreme, which is being recalled, should return it to the place of purchase and contact their doctor.”

If you have experienced any health problems while taking this product, you can report it to the FDA’s MedWath Adverse Event Reporting Program. The report can be submitted online.

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