FDA issued Hydroxycut product injury warning after liver injuries and one death.
New York, NY(JusticeNewsFlash.com)–The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) www.fda.gov issued a stop product use directive on May 1, 2009. All consumers are urged to stop using Hydroxycut health products which are sold and marketed to U.S. Consumers as weight loss supplements. According to federal regulators with the FDA one person has died from use of the over the counter diet pill plus reports of 23 serious injuries.
Hydoxycut diet pill products are distributed by lovate Health Sciences USA Inc., located in Blasdell, N.Y. Several of the New York health supplement distributors diet pills have been linked to serious liver injuries. The health care supplement manufacturer based in Oakville, Ontario, agreed to recall all Hydroxycut products from the market. Consumers reported liver injuries including jaundice, elevated liver enzymes, permanent liver damage, and liver transplant. Seizures, cardiovascular disorders, and rhabdomylosis were also reported. Retailers nationwide must remove the products from their consumer shelves and people are instructed to stop using all Hydroxycut products immediately. If you have a medical problem see your doctor or go to the nearest hospital immediately.
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