Archive for May, 2009

FDA warns consumers to stop using Hydroxycut dietary supplements

Consumers using Hydroxycut products should immediately stop taking the dietary supplements, the Food and Drug Administration warned today after receiving reports of serious health problems related to the drugs. Hydroxycut

The dietary supplements —┬ámade by Iovate Health Sciences Inc. of Oakville in Ontario, Canada, and distributed by Iovate Health Sciences USA Inc. of Blasdell, N.Y. —┬áhave been linked to one death and are associated with several serious liver injuries, the FDA said. Iovate has agreed to recall the products from the market.

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Video: Warning on Metoclopramide

FDA is requiring that manufacturers of metoclopramide add a boxed warning to the label about the risk of tardive dyskinesia if the drug is used for long periods of time or at high doses. Metoclopramide is marketed as a generic and under several trade names, including Reglan.

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