The popular weight loss supplement Hydroxycut has taken off the market by the Food and Drug Administration to protect consumers. After 25 reports of liver damage and severe liver injury, what does this recall mean for the millions of people who have bought and used Hydroxycut products? To start with, if you haven’t already stopped taking Hydroxycut products, it is advised that you do so right away.
Due to Hydroxycut use, there has been one reported death caused by severe liver damage and 23 patients have required liver transplant surgery. It has not been revealed to the public which ingredients in Hydroxycut damage the liver. Symptoms of Hydroxycut liver damage include jaundice, weakness, brown urine, fatigue, nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain loss of appetite, and/or itching. Hydroxycut products have also been linked to a rare muscle/kidney conditions, adverse cardiovascular events and seizure.
Hydroxycut over-the-counter drugs have been purchased by over $7 million people for weight-loss, energy-enhancement, low-carb dieting, and fat-burning applications. 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?
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 track of all your symptoms and any information regarding their characteristics and onset.
You are not alone if you find yourself asking, “Do I have a Hydroxycut case?” News of the recent FDA recall has provoked concern for consumers’ rights and you may have a potential Hydroxycut lawsuit, but time to file could be limited. The experienced personal injury attorneys in Pennsylvania at Anapol Weiss are equipped with the resources, skills, and knowledge required for your Hydroxycut lawsuit. Recover the compensation you deserve. Call our Pennsylvania Hydroxycut lawyers today at 866-735-2792 for a free and confidential consultation.