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Hawaii Med J. 2010 Aug;69(8):188-90.

Hydroxycut(®) (herbal weight loss supplement) induced hepatotoxicity: a case report and review of literature.

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Hawaii Medical Center-East: Liver Center, Honolulu, HI 96817, USA. tsharma@hawaiimedcen.com

Abstract

Use of supplement and alternative drugs continues to thrive and is becoming an increasing cause of concern since many of these substances may have unexpected or unexplained medical consequences. We present below the first reported case of hepatotoxicity from Hydroxycut(®) in Hawaii.

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20845283
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PMC3118021
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