General Warnings

Hidden Drug Ingredients Identified in Products Marketed for Pain Relief, Gout

FDA is notifying consumers of certain products marketed for pain and/or gout that have been found to contain hidden ingredients and might pose a significant health risk. The FDA has recently identified hidden drug ingredients in specific products that are of concern due to their potential to pose significant health risks to consumers.

Immediate public notifications are being issued to inform consumers about these findings.

The following products have been found to contain hidden drug ingredients:

1.        Himalayan Pain Relief Tea: This product, marketed for pain relief, has been found to contain hidden drug ingredients. The undisclosed substances could pose serious health risks to consumers.

2.        Tepee Herbal Tea: Tepee Herbal Tea, promoted for pain relief, has also been identified as containing hidden drug ingredients. Consumers are advised to exercise caution when using this product.

3.        Notoginseng Formula Special Gout Granule: Marketed specifically for gout relief, Notoginseng Formula Special Gout Granule has been found to contain hidden drug ingredients. The presence of undisclosed substances in this product raises concerns about potential health hazards.

The FDA emphasizes that immediate public notifications are issued when testing reveals the presence of active drug ingredients not listed on product labels. These hidden ingredients may include substances typically found in prescription drugs, posing the risk of serious side effects. Additionally, there is a potential for interactions with other medications or dietary supplements that consumers may be taking.

Consumers are strongly advised to exercise caution and carefully consider their decision to purchase and use products that fall into this category. It is crucial for individuals to be aware of the potential health risks associated with these products and to consult with healthcare professionals if they have concerns or are experiencing adverse effects.


Joan David-Leonhard

Joan David Leonhard is a recent Pharm.D graduate with a strong passion for the pharmaceutical industry and a particular interest in pharmaceutical media and communication. Her brief internship experience includes roles in pharmacy where she built strong patient-pharmacist relationships and a pharmaceutical media internship where she actively contributed to drug information articles, blog posts, social media engagement, and various media projects.
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