Retailers and consumers are advised that, after consultation with the TGA, all available batches of Muscletech Hydroxystim capsules (AUST L 187422) have been recalled by the sponsor, Export Corporation (Australia) Pty Ltd trading as Nutrition Systems. Muscletech Hydroxystim capsules are marketed as a complementary medicine for use by body builders.
If you have Muscletech Hydroxystim capsules stop taking them immediately and return them to the place of purchase for a refund, or call Muscletech's customer service line on 1300 883 523. Among the reasons DMAA has been banned are:
it has no health benefits and is a toxic substance
risks associated with its use include high blood pressure, psychiatric disorders, bleeding in the brain and stroke
its long-term safety has not been demonstrated
it presents a high risk of abuse, misuse and illicit use.
If you have taken Muscletech Hydroxystim capsules and are concerned about your health, you should contact your health professional.
Nutrition Systems is contacting retailers and distributors in Australia regarding collection of recalled stock. Those businesses are being asked to check their stock and cease the sale, distribution and/or sampling of Muscletech Hydroxystim capsules, effective immediately. They are also being asked to quarantine all such products.
The TGA cannot give personal advice about an individual's medical condition. You are strongly encouraged to talk with a health professional if you are concerned about a possible adverse event associated with a medicine, vaccine or medical device.
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