Sunday, April 22, 2007

Return herbal sleep aid, Health Canada says

From the Kitchener-Waterloo (Ont.) Record:
Health Canada is urging people who bought a specific herbal product that's promoted as a sleep aid to return it to the store where it was purchased.

The product, called Eden Herbal Formulations Serenity Pills II, contains the undeclared drug estazolam, which can be habit-forming when used for a few months, an advisory says.

Users should talk to a health-care professional before they quit taking it because there's a risk of withdrawal symptoms. ...more

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