BSN Hyper Shred capsules pose a serious risk to your health and should not be taken.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has tested BSN Hyper Shred capsules and found that:
they contain the substance oxedrine (aka synepherine) at levels that require a prescription.
consumers are advised that oxedrine is a prescription-only medicine. There are currently no products on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) containing the substance oxedrine.
oxedrine may pose health risks which may be seriously increased if taken with interacting drugs by people consuming this product.
The supply of BSN Hyper Shred capsules is illegal.
BSN Hyper Shred capsules have not been assessed by the TGA for quality, safety or efficacy as required under Australian legislation, and the place of manufacture is not approved by the TGA. TGA investigations have shown that a number of people in Australia have bought the product online and in local stores.
Information for consumers
Stop taking BSN Hyper Shred capsules and take any product to your local pharmacy for safe disposal.
If you have any concerns arising from your use of this product, consult your health care practitioner.
Action the TGA is taking
The TGA is working with Australian Customs and Border Protection Services (Customs) to help stop future shipments of BSN Hyper Shred capsules from entering Australia.
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