Public Alert No: 34/2018 – Recall Of Weight Away Remedy By Living Well Remedies Products

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has been informed by the U.S food and drug administration (FDA) of a voluntary recall of weight away remedy manufactured by living well remedies, LLC Franklin USA. The manufacturer that produced this lot reported it to be out of specification for microbial testing.

Use of product with microbial contamination could potentially result in increased infection that may require medical intervention, and could result in infections that could be life threatening to certain individual.

Weight away remedy is a homeopathic spray that can help with weight loss and is packaged in a 2 oz. spray bottle.

Product information is as follows;

Brand Name: Weight away remedy

Product Manufacturer: Living well remedies, franklin lakes, NJ, United States

Product type: Human OTC Drug

Route of administration: Oral

Lot number: 111417LWL614

Size Pack: 2 oz

NAFDAC implores all importers, wholesalers and retailers to immediately stop the importation, distribution and sale of living well remedies.

Health care providers and members of the public are also advised to stop the administration and use of the affected products to avoid negative health implications. Healthcare providers and anyone in possession of the affected products should submit them to the nearest NAFDAC office.

Consumers are advised to report adverse events related to the use on any of these products to the nearest NAFDAC office, NAFDAC PRASCOR (20543 TOLL FREE from all networks) or via pharmacovigilance@nafdac.gov.ng

NAFDAC………….Safeguarding the health of the Nation!!!