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Herbal diet pills warning

15th February 2011

The Medicines and Health products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have issued a warning over a type of weight loss product on sale in the UK.

Herbal Flos Lenicare capsules (also called Herbal Xenicol) can be bought online and are offered for sale in some Chinese medicine shops in the UK. The MHRA said they could potentially cause health problems and were linked with heart attacks and stroke. It said anyone taking the medicine should stop immediately and talk to their GP.

 

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