walmart recalled joint supplements sold by a third party on its website because they contain diclofenac, an anti-inflammatory, not listed as an ingredient.
Recalled are all lots of Artri Ajo King joint supplements sold by Innovacion Naturals and PDX Supply Warehouse LLC on walmart.com and shipped by Walmart.
According to US Food and Drug Administration, Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug and “may lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and strokes, as well as serious gastrointestinal injury, including bleeding, ulceration and perforation. death of the stomach and intestines.
This hidden medicinal ingredient can also interact with other medications and significantly increase the risk of adverse reactions, especially when consumers use multiple NSAID-containing products.
The FDA said Artri Ajo King products “are marketed as dietary supplements and used to treat arthritis, muscle pain, osteoporosis, bone cancer, and other conditions.”
Details of the recalled product are:
- Artri King Ortiga Omega 3 Joint Support Supplement, ArtriKing Nettle Glucosamine Curcumin, 100 count bottles, UPC 7 501031 111190.
- Artri Ajo King Enhnced Ortiga Omega 3 turuma joint supplement, nettle glucosamine tablets, 100 count bottles, UPC 7 501031 12705.
- ArtriKing Ortiga y Omega 3 dietary supplement, 100 tablets, two-pack, UPC 3 72426 01434.
- Authentic! Artri King Ortiga Omega 3 AtriKing Nettle Joint Support Supplement, bottles of 100 units, UPC 6 09002 40885.
Walmart said it notified customers by letter or email and suggested customers speak to their health care providers about discontinuing use of the product “because stopping diclofenac suddenly can be dangerous.” .
For more information, contact Walmart Customer Service at 800-925-6278, option 1, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.
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