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Multi-Million Dollar Ephedra Settlement

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Two years after filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection, Nutraquest has agreed to contribute $34.2 Million to settle 138 pending lawsuits. The New Jersey pharmaceutical company joined with dozens of other companies to resolve these suits, but has many other suits still pending. In 2004, the FDA banned Ephedra, an herbal dietary supplement used to lose weight, after linking the drug to 155 deaths as a result of strokes and cardiac problems.

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