June 1, 2012 – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release today warning the public that the dietary supplement Reumofan Plus may contain a number of undeclared active ingredients that have the potential to be harmful. An FDA laboratory analysis found that Reumofan Plus contains several prescription pain relievers that may cause heart attacks, strokes, and serious gastrointestinal events. To date, the administration has received multiple adverse event reports associated with Reumofan Plus including liver injuries, loss of glucose control, and adrenal suppression.
Reumofan Plus Recall Update 8/24/12: Samantha Lynn Inc. of Los Angeles, CA., is now recalling the dietary supplement Reumofan Plus to the consumer level due to potential undeclared drug ingredients. An analysis conducted by researchers at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that Reumofan Plus contains undeclared methocarbamol, dexamethasone, and diclofenac. Click here to learn more.
Reumofan Plus Recall Update 8/21/12: Today, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued an updated alert that Reumofan Plus and Reumofan Plus Premium may contain potentially dangerous active ingredients found in prescription drugs. Since the original warning issued on June 1, 2012, the administration has received additional reports of fatalities, stroke, gastrointestinal tract bleeding, dizziness, insomnia, high blood sugar levels, problems with liver and kidney functions, as well as corticosteroid withdrawal syndrome. Click here to learn more.
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What’s the Problem with Reumofan Plus?
After a comprehensive FDA lab analysis, it has been determined that Reumofan Plus contains the following undeclared ingredients:
Diclofenac Sodium – Prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that has the potential to cause the following serious side effects:
- heart attack
- gastrointestinal (GI) adverse events
- fatal perforation (causing a hole) of the stomach and intestines
Methocarbamol – Prescription muscle relaxant that has been reported to cause:
- low blood pressure
- impairment of mental and/or physical abilities
Corticosteroid Dexamethasone – Discovered in at least one lot of Reumofan Plus, corticosteroid dexamethasone is a drug that acts as an anti-inflammatory and immune system suppressant.
Reumofan Plus Side Effects
To date, the FDA has received multiple adverse event reports associated with Reumofan Plus, which have included instances of:
- liver injury
- sudden worsening of glucose control
- weight gain
- leg cramps
- adrenal suppression
The FDA is advising consumers who are taking Reumofan Plus to consult their physicians immediately. Healthcare professionals are urged to ask their patients about their use of Reumofan Plus and other products marketed as dietary supplements when they present any of the signs or symptoms listed above. Additionally, healthcare professionals should evaluate patients who have used Reumofan Plus for drug and disease interactions involving diclofenac, methocarbamol, and corticosteroids.
Manufactured by Mexico-based Riger Naturals, Reumofan Plus is marketed as a ‘natural dietary supplement’ which is intended to treat arthritis, muscle pain, osteoporosis, bone cancer, and other conditions. The product is sold in retail outlets, flea markets, and a number of Internet sites. The FDA is working in tandem with the Mexican government on the matter, and Riger Naturals has been ordered to recall Reumofan Plus.
Do I Have a Reumofan Plus Recall Lawsuit?
The Product Liability & Defective Drug Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Reumofan Plus recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new side effects cases in all 50 states.
Free Reumofan Plus Recall Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one has been injured by Reumofan, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a Reumofan injury suit and we can help.