Liver Damage Linked To The Use Of Hydroxycut Weight Loss Products - Prompts Manufacturer Recall
May 02, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsMay 2, 2009 - InjuryHelpNetwork.com announced today that it has recently added additional content to its consumer protection website regarding the link between Hydroxycut weight loss products and the subsequent development of liver damage, liver injury and other potentially life-threatening side effects.
On May 1, 2009, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in association with Iovate Health Sciences Inc. announced a recall of various Hydroxycut weight loss products due to reports that associated Hydroxycut branded products with a number of serious liver injuries.
According to the FDA, there have been 23 reports of serious health problems ranging from jaundice and elevated liver enzymes, an indicator of potential liver injury, to liver damage requiring liver transplant. In addition, one death due to liver failure has been reported to the FDA. Other health problems reported include seizures; cardiovascular disorders; and rhabdomyolysis, a type of muscle damage that can lead to other serious health problems such as kidney failure.
InjuryHelpNetwork.com member law firms are currently evaluating potential Hydroxycut claims and continue to be contacted on a frequent basis by people claiming to have suffered from serious side effects after using various Hydroxycut products.
If you or a loved one have suffered serious health complications that you feel are a direct result of using Hydroxycut, you should visit www.injuryhelpnetwork.com/hydroxycut-recall. The website includes a list of Hydroxycut products that have been recalled and information regarding your legal rights in pursuing a potential Hydroxycut lawsuit.
The Injury Help Network is an "invitation only" group of attorneys recognized as some of America's most dynamic, accomplished and skilled trial lawyers.
The focus of all participating attorneys is helping individuals and families. The law firms in our network have built a reputation for success, and represent their clients in group and individual cases nationwide including, drug side effects, medical devices, medical malpractice, accidents and personal injury, toxic substances, product liability, and many others.
For more information on InjuryHelpNetwork.com or Hydroxycut lawsuits, please visit: Hydroxycut Recall or call toll free 24 hrs/day (866) 879-3040.