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FDA Issues Warning for Body Building Products

A warning was issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for consumers to stop using body building products that are represented as containing steroids or steroid-like substances. Many of these products are marketed as dietary supplements.

A Warning Letter was issued to American Cellular Laboratories Inc. for marketing and distributing body building products containing synthetic steroid substances.  The products listed in the Warning Letter to American Cellular Laboratories Inc., include "TREN-Xtreme," "MASS Xtreme," "ESTRO Xtreme," "AH-89-Xtreme," "HMG Xtreme," "MMA-3 Xtreme," "VNS-9 Xtreme," and "TT-40-Xtreme," and are sold on the Internet and in some stores.

The FDA has received reports of serious adverse events associated with the use of these products which includes cases of serious liver injury, stroke, kidney failure and pulmonary embolism (artery blockage in the lung).

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