Weight Loss Coffee Product Contains Hidden Drug

Weight Loss Coffee Product Contains Hidden Drug
Weight Loss Coffee Product Contains Hidden Drug

The FDA is advising consumers to not buy or use Vitaccino Coffee, a product promoted for weight loss.

FDA analysis found Vitaccino Coffee to contain sibutramine, a controlled substance that was withdrawn from the market in October 2010 for safety reasons. Sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients. Sibutramine may also pose a risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, or stroke. It may also cause fatal interactions with other medications.

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Vitaccino Coffee is sold on various websites and in some retail stores.

For more information call (855) 543-3784 or visit FDA.gov.

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