On February 9, 2011 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a nationwide recall of the weight loss supplement Svelte 30 after discovering that the products contained traces of the FDA approved drug sibutramine. Consumers that unknowingly use a product that contains sibutramine, are at risk of experiencing increased pulse rate and/or blood pressure which can lead to life-threatening cardiac complications and death.
If you or a loved one has been injured by Svelte 30, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free confidential case evaluation. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and we can help.
What’s the problem?
While Svelte 30 capsules were originally designed to be used as an appetite suppressant, the traces of sibutramine found in the pills may pose a serious threat to consumers. Sibutramine may substantially raise an individuals blood pressure and may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias or stroke.
Side Effects of Sibutramine
For a complete list of sibutramine side effects, please visit Medicinenet.com.
Our law firm is currently investigating the following types of adverse cardiac events related to Svelte 30 orange & gray capsules:
- Heart attack
- Congestive heart failure
- Rapid, pounding, irregular heart beat
- Other cardiac issues
Do I have a Svelte 30 Lawsuit?
The trial lawyers at The Senators (Ret.) Firm, LLP have decades of experience navigating through complex legislative and regulatory issues and litigating high stakes cases all over the nation. Our law firm focuses on the representation of plaintiffs in Svelte 30 lawsuits. We are currently accepting new cases in all 50 states.
Again, if you or a loved one has been injured by Svelte 30, you should contact our lawyers immediately by clicking the link below or calling toll free 1-(949) 557-5800. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and we can help.