Thursday, April 3, 2008

FL. Dept of Health Advises FDA of Adverse Reactions to Dietary Supplement

The Florida Department of Health has advised the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of 23 cases of adverse reactions to a liquid supplement distributed by Total Body Essential Nutrition based in Atlanta. As a result the FDA has issued a consumer alert warning consumers to immediately discontinue using the Tropical Orange and Peach Nectar flavored "Total Body Formula" and the Orange/Tangerine flavored "Total Body Mega Formula" supplements.

The symptoms being reported include "siginificant hair loss, muscle cramps, diarrhea, joint pain and fatigue" after using the products for as little as seven days. The source of these reactions has yet to be determined and the FDA will issue more information as it becomes available.

To read more of this content at The Florida Injury Board, click here.

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