The FDA is warning people to stop using Hydroxycut, because the supplements may be linked to a death and may cause liver problems.
The US FDA received 23 reports of health issues including: seizures, cardiovascular disorders, jaundice, elevated liver enzymes, requiring liver transplant and even one death from liver failure.
The FDA has not received reports of serious side effect for all Hydroxycut supplements, but Iovate Health Sciences is still going to recall all products below:
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 Carb Control
If you have any of the above products, you are advised to stop using them and to return them to your place of purchase.
Hydroxycut Cleanse and Hoodia supplements are not part of the recall.
The FDA says it will continue to investigate any connection between Hydroxycut dietary supplements and liver damage or any other dangers or side effects.