Glucomannan is an appetite suppressant that is banned in Australia in tablet form.
Glucomannan swells in the stomach to create a feeling of fullness. It is used as an appetite suppressant.
Glucomannan in tablet form can cause choking and suffocation. The tablet is likely to swell prematurely and cause a blockage in the throat.
Glucomannan in tablet form is banned in Australia.
- Glucomannan in capsule and powder form do not pose the same choking hazard as tablets. These products are not banned, and are widely available for purchase.