Diet pills banned in Ireland due to safety concerns

According to diet news today, Chinese diet pills being marketed to the Irish market have been issued with a ban by the Irish Medicines Board. The authority also issued a warning to the general public regarding the pills .
The diet drugs, labelled as ‘2 day diet’, were found to contain an ingredient called sibutramine. This particular compound is prescription-controlled and used as part of weight-loss treatment .
The Medicines board warned the public, Chinese medicine practitioners, supplies and retailers. The diet product was defined as illegal and not safe for consumption due to safety concerns.
The news follows warnings about similar compounds issued by the Food and Drug Administration in America.

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