Thai FDA warns against consuming slimming product

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FDA vice secretary-general Supattra Boonserm said the FDA found that the product, which has not received approval, contains sibutramine, which is illegal in Thailand.

BANGKOK – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers to beware of a slimming product called “Mang Luck Capsule”, which claims to help eliminate excessive fat in the body.



FDA vice secretary-general Supattra Boonserm said the FDA found that the product, which has not received approval, contains sibutramine, which is illegal in Thailand.



She said Sibutramine is a dangerous substance, especially for those who have heart disease, high blood pressure, liver or kidney disease or glaucoma, and for pregnant women. (NNT)