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March 23, 2000

Dianolyn Capsules and Dimelstat Capsules Recalled

Alhambra/Brea, CA (SafetyAlerts) - Diabetic Capital of Alhambra, CA and SciQuest Lab Inc. of Brea, CA have announced the recall of two herbal preparations that have may contain high levels of glyburide, a drug used to lower blood sugar.  These products claim to contain only natural ingredients.

People who have low blood sugar or diabetes could experience life threatening complications if they consume these products.

The recalled products are Dianolyn Capsules, made by Diabetic Capital and Dimelstat made by SciQuest Lab Inc.

The recalled Dimelstat was sold via mail-order and specialty stores, in a white bottle with a green label.  Each bottle contains 60 capsules and have the lot number 0915.

The affected Dianolyn Capsules were sold nationwide and include all product sold prior to March 22, 2000.  The box has green leaves with the picture of a man on the front. The recalled Dianolyn comes in blister packs containing 30 capsules per box.

Consumers are urged to stop using these products, especially if they are currently being treated with other anti-diabetic drugs or if they have symptoms of fatigue, excessive hunger, profuse sweating, or numbness of extremities.

Neither company is aware of any illnesses associated with these products.  Consumers may return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers March 23, 2000.

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