U.S. FDA warns of hidden drug ingredients in certain supplements products

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday asked people to not buy or use certain dietary supplement products sold with variations of the names ‘Artri’ or ‘Ortiga’ as they may contain some potentially harmful ingredients not mentioned on their labels.

The agency said its laboratory analyses revealed some of the products contain dexamethasone, a corticosteroid, anti-inflammatory drug diclofenac sodium and methocarbamol, which is a muscle relaxant.

The products are marketed to treat arthritis, muscle pain and other conditions and are sold online and in some retail stores, the agency said. The FDA said it found the

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