Australian Approved Name: Vegetable oil phytosterol esters
Common name/s and synonyms: Vegetable oil phytosterol ester complex
Warnings and restrictions: Only for use in oral medicines. The medicine requires the following warning statements on the medicine label.
VOPE – There is no benefit from taking more than 3g/day of phytosterols from all sources
PREGNT – Not recommended for use by pregnant and lactating women’ (or words to that effect)
Allowable purpose of the ingredient: Active
TGA reference: Food Chemicals Codex__issued by the American National Academy of Sciences