Deputy Prime Minister and caretaker Health Minister Ghassan Hasbani ordered the hold of circulation of AB Slim, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Caretaker Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Ghassan Hasbani ordered a halt in circulation of AB Slim, a weight loss pill, based on a report by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the state-run National News Agency reported.Sildenafil is an undeclared ingredient in AB Slim and is also the active ingredient in Viagra, an erectile dysfunction medication.Hasbani ordered the pharmaceutical inspection department of the Health Ministry to analyze the components of the drug and to confirm whether these ingredients are present in the AB Slim circulating in the Lebanese market.
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