The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that Healthy Life Chemistry By Purity First B-50, a product marketed as a vitamin b dietary supplement, may contain dangerous anabolic steroids. To date, FDA has received at least 29 injury reports associated with this supplement including incidences of fatigue, muscle cramping, myalgia (muscle pain), liver / thyroid damage, and abnormal cholesterol levels. Consumers should discontinue use of Healthy Life Chemistry By Purity First B-50 immediately, and consult a doctor if they begin experiencing any unusual symptoms.
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Harmful Undeclared Steroids Present in Healthy Life Dietary Supplements: FDA
According to an FDA Warning issued July 26, 2013, Healthy Life Chemistry By Purity First B-50 contains methasterone and dimethazine, two potentially dangerous anabolic steroids that are not listed on the product’s labeling. At the time of the warning, FDA was aware of at least 29 adverse incidences associated with Purity First B-50. Women who took the supplement reported abnormal hair growth and missed menstrual cycles, and male users reported impotence and low testosterone (“Low T”). Several patients have required emergency hospitalization as a result of their injuries.
“Products marketed as a vitamin but which contain undisclosed steroids pose a real danger to consumers and are illegal,” said Howard Sklamberg, director of the Office of Compliance in the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. “The FDA is committed to ensuring that products marketed as vitamins and dietary supplements do not pose harm to consumers.”
Purity First B-50 Side Effects
The anabolic steroids contained in Healthy Life Dietary Supplements may cause the following serious side effects in certain users:
- Testicle shrinkage
- Infertility in males
- Breast enlargement
- Masculinization of women (abnormal hair growth, missed menstruation)
- Short stature in children
- Acute liver injury
- Kidney failure
- Heart attack
- Adverse effects on blood lipid levels
- Blood clots
- Pulmonary embolism
- Deep vein thrombosis
Because methasterone and dimethazine are controlled substances which are not listed on the labeling of Healthy Life Chemistry By Purity First B-50, this product is illegal and should not be sold as a dietary supplement. Purity First B-50 is made by Mira Health Products Ltd., and is available in retail stores and on the Internet. To date, the company has refused to voluntarily recall the product or warn consumers about the potential health risks associated with it. Supplement users who are experiencing any unusual symptoms should contact their doctor immediately and report their experience to the FDA.
Can I File a Healthy Life Chemistry By Purity First B-50 Supplement Lawsuit?
Only a qualified attorney can determine whether you are eligible to file a lawsuit against Mira Health Products Ltd., the maker of Healthy Life Chemistry dietary supplements, which is why we are currently offering free case evaluations. Simply fill out the confidential evaluation form below to contact our law firm now.
Most cases involving pharmaceuticals allege that a drug was sold with design, manufacturing, and/or marketing defects, which typically refers to a company’s failure to warn of a certain side effect. In the case of Purity First B-50, our attorneys suspect that patients may be able to take legal action in light of claims that Mira Health Products failed to adequately warn doctors and patients about undeclared anabolic steroids, and the risk of liver injury, thyroid damage, heart attack, stroke, impotence, and other serious side effects.
How Can Filing a Lawsuit Help Me?
By filing a lawsuit against the maker of Healthy Life Chemistry By Purity First B-50 Supplement, you may be entitled to collect compensation for all current and future medical expenses related to the treatment of your injury, as well as for damages for pain and suffering. Additionally, filing a lawsuit can help hold the drug’s manufacturer accountable for releasing an allegedly defective drug into the marketplace, and to discourage other pharmaceutical companies from engaging in similar conduct.
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