Hydroxycut Recall – Liver Damage Side Effects
Iovate Science Incorporation has issued a recall of fourteen of its Hydroxycut products following a warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA and Iovate Science Inc. are urging consumers to return the recalled products to their places of purchase after reports surfaced linking them to liver damage.
The FDA has received 23 reports of adverse side effects from consumers taking the recommended dose of Hydroxycut products, including jaundice, elevated liver enzymes, seizures, cardiovascular disorders and rhabdomyolysis – a type of muscle damage that can lead to kidney failure. One death has also been reported to the FDA due to Hydroxycut-related liver failure.
Hydroxycut products are over-the-counter dietary supplements believed to encourage weight loss, including fat burners, energy enhancers, low carb diet aids and diuretics.
Recalled Hydroxycut Products
The list of recalled Hydroxycut products includes:
- 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
Healthcare professionals are investigating the claims against Hydroxycut to determine the ingredients that have led to increased risks of liver damage.
Hydroxycut Recall Lawsuit
Consumers who have suffered from serious health conditions as a result of taking Hydroxycut may be eligible to receive compensation. Companies who produce defective drugs are subject to strict tort laws, which do not require proof of negligence. Victims of Hydroxycut can be awarded compensatory and punitive damages to be reimbursed for defective drug-related medical expenses and emotional burdens. If you or someone you love has been affected by defective Hydroxycut products, contact the defective drug lawyers at the law firm of Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis and Overholtz at (844) 794-7402 to earn your rightful compensation.