Public Health Warning on Aro Baro Guyabano Health Products

March 15, 2013, FDA Philippines issued an advisory warning the public about the, “Aro Baro Churo Organic Tea, Aro Guyabano Tea and Aro Baro Churo Guyabano Capsules”. They are unregistered products claiming to be 10,000 times stronger than chemotherapy and have Adriamycin as active ingredient.

The public is hereby warned not to buy the said products and others which are not registered. They are expensive, ineffective and may cause adverse reactions that can be life threatening.

Adriamycin is a trade name for Doxorubicin. It is an anti-cancer chemotherapy drug. It is administered intravenously but may also be given in infusion. It has the following possible side effects.

Pain due to injection needles and after affects of injection process
Nausea and vomiting
Low blood counts
Mouth sores
Hair loss

less common side effects are:

watery eyes
urine discoloration, red, red-brown, orange or pink
nail beds darkening
skin darkening
fertility problems

source / chemocare.com
source / fda.gov.ph
original advisory file….


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  • good morning po.una sa lahat gusto kong itanong yong po bang mga contact numbers ninyo may mga tao po ba na nag-eexist?lalo na ang operator?kasi po pudpod na ang mga daliri ko at masakit na ang mga tainga ko sa kakatawag pero walang sumasagot.umaga hanggang hapon,nakapaligo na lang ako at nakapagsuklay music lang ang naririnig ko sa 857-19-00.Di po ba dapat open ang line natin lagi at dapat may tao na sasagot kasi ang mga tawag sa inyo ay mahalaga -kalusugan, kaligtasan at buhay ang nakasalalay.Kayo po kasi ang namamahala sa Food And Drugs di ba?Sa mga herbal na binibenta sa mga Mall, tulad ng Aro Baro Churo na may warning kayo na wag bilhin, bakit po ito pinapayagan or paano ito ay nasa pamilihan till now?sino po ba ang pwede kong maka-usap?kung maari po sana yong pinakamataas sa inyo.Senior na po ako.Sana po ay bigyan ninyo ng pansin ang kahilingan ko at sana may sagot akong matanggap buhat sa inyo.Anuman ang ating gawin alinsunod sa tama at matuwid nalulugod po ang Diyos.Salamat po.

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