Nutrition Care—Flexitone Tablets

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Product description

Bottles of 60's. Batch Number 3156, Expiry date: July 2006. AUST L 70700. Five bottles remain unaccounted for and were sold from retail pharmacies.

What are the defects?

Due to a manufacturing formulation error, one active raw material Oleoresin has been found to be of capsicum origin rather than Boswellia origin. The product has the potential to cause gastric irritation and burning.

What are the hazards?

Adverse Reaction.

What should consumers do?

If you have a bottle of Flexitone tablets from batch 3156, do not use it. Return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund or call customer service line 1800 034 445 to arrange the return and refund of affected product.


Nutrition Care Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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