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FDA Announces Recall of Popular Weight Loss Pill

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The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning to consumers about the weight loss pill Hydroxycut. The manufacturer of Hydroxycut, Iovate Health Sciences, has agreed to pull the product from the shelves after the FDA received 23 reports involving serious liver injuries. If you use any of the below mentioned products, discontinue use and return the product to the place of purchase.

Hydroxycut Regular Rapid Release Caplets
Hydroxycut Caffeine-Free Rapid Release Caplets
Hydroxycut Hardcore Liquid Caplets
Hydroxycut Max Liquid Caplets
Hydroxycut Regular Drink Packets
Hydroxycut Caffeine-Free Drink Packets
Hydroxycut Hardcore Drink Packets (Ignition Stix)
Hydroxycut Max Drink Packets
Hydroxycut Liquid Shots
Hydroxycut Hardcore RTDs (Ready-to-Drink)
Hydroxycut Max Aqua Shed
Hydroxycut 24
Hydroxycut Carb Control
Hydroxycut Natural

*Hydroxycut Cleanse and Hoodia products are not affected by the recall.

The pill has been tied to serious health problems such as death, liver transplant surgeries, seizures, cardiovascular disorders and rhabdomyolysis. Symptoms of liver disorders include jaundice, brown urine, nausea, vomiting, light colored stools, excessive fatigue, weakness, stomach or abdominal pain, itching and loss of appetite. Be sure to seek medical attention immediately if you notice any combination of these symptoms.