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Vitamin B12, BCAA Injections Recalled by FDA

June 30, 2014 — Healthcare professionals should stop administering vitamin injections under the “Sunshine Labs” label because they are not approved and they have never been evaluated for safety or efficacy, according to a Safety Communication from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The distributor, Medical Supply Liquidators, LLC, of Clive, Iowa, was selling products that were manufactured in the Dominican Republic by Compound Brother Dominicana, also known as CB Inc. These products are not allowed on the market in the United States because the FDA cannot be assured of their quality.

Products affected by the recall include:

  • Vitamin B12 Methylcobalamin with MIC Injection
  • Vitamin B6 Pyridoxine HL
  • Vitamin B12 Cyanocobalamin
  • BCAA 4% Branched Chain Amino Acid
  • MIC Injections
  • Super MIC B Complex for L-Carnitine
  • B-Complex for Injection with MIC Injection
  • Lipo 8 Injection
  • G.A. C.
  • L-Carnitine Injection
  • Gluthathione Injection

Click here to see a complete list of recalled products.

Vitamin injections have become increasingly popular in weight-loss and wellness clinics. They are widely marketed as a way to increase energy levels, speed workout recovery, burn fat, and boost metabolism.

However, critics say that unless you have a medical condition that causes vitamin deficiencies, injections of supplements are unlikely to boost energy. Quality control is also a concern, as this recall demonstrates. Furthermore, too much Vitamin B12 is associated with severe side effects, including blood clots, heart problems, and more.

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