Safety Alerts & Recalls

What does this mean?

If you are using one of the products involved in the recall, you should stop using it and to return it to the place of purchase. Please contact your doctor immediately if you experience any signs of liver damage such as excessive tiredness, jaundice (yellowing of the skin, eyes, or nails), or swelling of the abdomen or belly.

FDA Warns Patients to Stop Using Hydroxycut Products

The FDA is warning consumers to immediately stop using Hydroxycut products by Iovate Health Sciences Inc. due to reports of serious liver damage with some Hydroxycut products. Hydroxycut products are dietary supplements that are marketed for weight loss, as fat burners, as energy-enhancers, as low carb diet aids, and for water loss under the Iovate and MuscleTech brand names.

Because of these reports of liver damage, the following Hydroxycut products being recalled: Hydroxycut Regular Rapid Release Caplet

Hydroxycut Caffeine-Free Rapid Release Caplet

Hydroxycut Hardcore Liquid Caplet

Hydroxycut Max Liquid Caplet

Hydroxycut Regular Drink Packet

Hydroxycut Caffeine-Free Drink Packet

Hydroxycut Hardcore Drink Packets (Ignition Stix)

Hydroxycut Max Drink Packet

Hydroxycut Liquid Shot

Hydroxycut Hardcore RTDs (Ready-to-Drink)

Hydroxycut Max Aqua Shed

Hydroxycut 24

Hydroxycut Carb Control

Hydroxycut Natural

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Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2009-05-04
Last Updated: 2009-12-05

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