Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Weight Loss Capsules Contain Sibutramine

China Ministry of Health P.R. ChinaAs a result of containing sibutramine which is a chemical synthetic drugs, Ministry of Health P.R. China revoked the health food certificate of two brand slimming capsule, a popular weight lose products.

According to the experts, sibutramine is a weight loss drug. It's principle is speeding up metabolism and heat release, suppress the appetite of people, make people anorexia to achieve the purpose of weight loss. However, sibutramine has side effects to the human body and may cause high blood pressure, accelerate the heart rate, anorexia, insomnia, abnormal liver function and so on.

So, relevant departments clearly stipulates that sibutramine is a prescription drug, must be used under the doctors' guidance, in no way can be added to health foods.

As the sibutramine is cheap, and certainly has some effect on anti-obesity by anorexia, some unscrupulous businessmen repeatedly add it to health lose weight food to make a profit.

Originally Posted: China Business Daily
Author: Angulo Fu