In a new press-release the FDA has advised consumers not to purchase “MAXILOSS Weight Advanced”. The product is marketed in the United States in capsule form and according to the manufacturer it is made up of natural herbs that are safe and devoid of side effects.

According to reports from the federal agency, the weight-loss product contains sibutramine. Sibutramine is an active pharmaceutical ingredient that was removed from the US market in October 2010 for safety reasons. The ingredient substantially increases pulse rate and blood pressure in human body. The pharmaceutical substance poses serious threats to patients having problems with heart and circulatory systems like history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmia, and stroke.

Patients, medical practitioners and healthcare professionals are advised and encouraged to report side effects or any adverse reactions pertaining to the product to FDA’s MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program.

Consumers can download form or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178

Some of the non-serious side effects that patients can experience with sibutramine are:

  • Nausea
  • Strange taste in mouth
  • Upset stomach
  • Dry mouth
  • Upset stomach
  • Sudden increased appetite
  • Constipation
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Menstrual cramps/pain
  • Headache
  • Joint/muscle pain

What is “

MAXILOSS Weight Advanced”?

Maxiloss weight advanced is a slimming product manufactured and marketed by various vendors and is made available to customers through various outlets and websites. The product comes in the form of capsule and consumers usually take one capsule on a daily basis. According to the company the slimming products are made-up of herbal and natural ingredients that are safe for human body.

Following are some of the advantages that the company claims to have with the product

  • It increases blood circulation in the body
  • Increases energy level in the body
  • Speeds-up body metabolism and consequently reduce the weight
  • It lowers the level of cholesterol in the body
  • Ensure robust memory
  • Improves brain function