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Health Sciences Authority

'Jus Al Sunnah Gold 1001 Khasiat Jus Alternatif’ and ‘Jus Al Sunnah 1001 Khasiat Jus Alternatif’ Fruit Juices Found to Contain Undeclared Potent Medicinal Ingredients

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) is alerting members of the public not to purchase or consume two fruit juices ‘Jus Al Sunnah Gold 1001 Khasiat Jus Alternatif’ and ‘Jus Al Sunnah 1001 Khasiat Jus Alternatif’. When tested, both fruit juices were found to contain potent medicinal ingredients. 

Product Undeclared Medicinal Ingredients
Jus Al Sunnah Gold 1001 Khasiat Jus Alternatif  Dexamethasone, prednisolone, diclofenac
Jus Al Sunnah 1001 Khasiat Jus Alternatif  Dexamethasone, prednisolone

Please refer to Annex A of the pdf version for pictures of the products, and Annex B for more information about the medicinal ingredients found in the products.

2     Five patients, including a child, developed serious steroid-induced side effects such as Cushing’s syndrome and uncontrolled diabetes after taking ‘Jus Al Sunnah Gold 1001 Khasiat Jus Alternatif’.

3     Members of the public are advised to consult a doctor if they are taking ‘Jus Al Sunnah Gold 1001 Khasiat Jus Alternatif’ or ‘Jus Al Sunnah 1001 Khasiat Jus Alternatif’ as they have been tested to contain potent steroids. Sudden discontinuation of steroids without proper medical supervision can cause serious withdrawal symptoms such as fatigue, confusion and low blood pressure, especially when these products have been taken for more than a few weeks.

4     Sellers must stop selling ‘Jus Al Sunnah Gold 1001 Khasiat Jus Alternatif’ and ‘Jus Al Sunnah 1001 Khasiat Jus Alternatif’ immediately.


HEALTH SCIENCES AUTHORITY
SINGAPORE
27 SEPTEMBER 2018

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