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New Melilotus (yellow sweet clover) extract for "venous system" support contains coumarin, "the active ingredient in blood-thinning prescription drugs such as Coumadin," according to Swiss-based extract supplier. Linnea, which is introducing the extract to U.S. supplement market, says it has not spoken with FDA regarding whether agency might consider ingredient a "new drug." Cholestin maker Pharmanex removed red yeast rice from its products following court ruling affirming FDA's determination it contains the same active ingredient as Merck's cholesterol-lowering drug Mevacor (1"The Tan Sheet" April 9, p. 3)...

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