After 25 reports of liver damage and severe liver injury, the Food and Drug Administration has taken the popular weight loss supplement Hydroxycut off the market to protect consumers. What does this recall mean for the millions of people who have bought Hydroxycut products? To start with, if you haven’t already stopped taking Hydroxycut products, it is advised that you do so immediately.
Hydroxycut over-the-counter drugs were purchased by over $7 million people for weight-loss, energy-enhancement, low-carb dieting, and fat-burning applications. It has not been revealed to the public which ingredients in Hydroxycut damage the liver. Due to Hydroxycut use, there has been one reported death caused by severe liver damage and 23 patients have required liver transplant surgery. Considering the prominent use of Hydroxycut nationwide, these numbers pose questions of how many cases of liver damage and liver injury have gone unreported and what will the future hold for any new cases?
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Symptoms of Hydroxycut liver damage include jaundice, brown urine, fatigue, abdominal pain, weakness, nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, and/or itching. Hydroxycut products have also been linked to a rare muscle/kidney conditions, adverse cardiovascular events and seizure.
Liver damage can be irreversible, which is why it is crucial to seek medical attention for your injuries if you have experienced any symptoms of liver failure or liver damage after using Hydroxycut products. You may also want to keep a log of all symptoms and any information regarding their characteristics and onset.
The next question you may be asking yourself is: Do I have a Hydroxycut case? News of the May 1 FDA recall has prompted concern for consumers’ rights and you may have a potential Hydroxycut lawsuit, but you must act soon. The experienced personal injury attorneys in Florida at Farah & Farah have the knowledge and skills to help you pursue justice in your Hydroxcut case. Contact us at 800-533-3555 for more information and a fre