Metagenics (Aust) Pty Ltd — Metagenics Parex and Metagenics Costat

What are the defects?

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has undertaken a review of the safety of the ingredient Artemisia, and has formed the view that the safety of listed medicines containing Artemisia species may pose a risk when used by consumers who are pregnant or likely to become pregnant.

What are the hazards?

Medicines containing Artemisia may cause illness if taken by pregnant women or women who intend to become pregnant and may cause injury to unborn children.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should not take the products if they are pregnant, or likely to become pregnant. Consumers should return the product to their place of purchase for a full refund.

Anyone who is concerned in any way about the use of this product should consult their doctor.

For more information, consumers can contact Metagenics Customer Service by phone on 1800 777 648.

Traders who sold this product

Sold by healthcare practitioners and healthcare practitioner clinics - Naturopaths and Doctors

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 31 July 2019 - 21 December 2020

Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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