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Side Effects of Hydroxycut®

Due to the fact that consumers are constantly searching for the next way to get skinny quick, manufacturers of dietary supplements have been competing to come up with a magic weight-loss pill. Unfortunately, Hydroxycut® weight loss products have been linked to serious injuries and death.

Free Hydroxycut Side Effects Case Evaluation: If you or someone you love has been harmed as a result of using any Hydroxycut products, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a lawsuit and we can help.

What’s the problem?

Sadly, obesity is a growing problem around the country to the point where many officials are beginning to label it as a public health issue. Such monikers are usually reserved for diseases such as cancer and HIV, but the country is overweight, and many people are working to burn off the extra pounds and avoid the potential problems that come with this extra weight. This is where the Hydroxycut products have come into play.

What is Hydroxycut?

Hydroxycut is the brand name of some of the top-selling weight loss products in America. Made by Iovate Health Sciences, Hydroxycut products are marketed as:

  • Fat burners
  • Energy enhancers
  • Low carb diet aids
  • Weight loss supplements
  • Water loss supplements

The problems associated with Hydroxycut are growing in number, and to date at least 23 people who have used them have reported serious side effects. One person has tragically died after using them. Specifically, the relatively less dangerous side effects include:

  • Seizures from Hydroxycut
  • Hydroxycut liver failure
  • Liver damage
  • Elevated liver enzymes
  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Kidney failure
  • Rhabdomyolysis from Hydroxycut

Unfortunately, as serious as these side effects are, they are not the most dangerous ones associated with this product line. The more serious side effects include several different types of liver damage – including jaundice and raised levels of enzymes in the liver – which can lead to irreparable liver damage and ultimately the need for a liver transplant.

Hydroxycut Class Action Settlement

In May 2014, Iovate agreed to settle a Hydroxycut class action lawsuit alleging it made false and misleading statements in its labeling and advertising regarding the effectiveness of its supplements. Individuals who purchased Hydroxycut products between July 20, 2008 and March 19, 2014 may be eligible to participate. Supplements included in the class action settlement:

  • Pro Clinical Hydroxycut
  • Hydroxycut Max for Women
  • Hydroxycut Advanced
  • Hydroxycut Hardcore
  • Hydroxycut Hardcore X
  • Hydroxycut Acai
  • Hydroxycut Herbal and Hydroxycut Hardcore Elite
  • Hydroxycut Caffeine Free Drink Mix
  • Hydroxycut Caffeine Free Caplets
  • Hydroxycut Fiberfull Drink Mix
  • Hydroxycut 24
  • Hydroxycut Weight Loss Drink Mix
  • Hydroxycut Weight Loss Shot
  • Hydroxycut Max Caplets
  • Hydroxycut Max Drink Mix
  • Hydroxycut Max Aqua Shed
  • Hydroxycut Max Cleanse
  • Hydroxycut Cleanse
  • Hydroxycut Complete Cleanse
  • Hydroxycut Premium Cleanse
  • Hydroxycut Green Tea
  • Hydroxycut Gummies
  • Hydroxycut Herbal
  • Hydroxycut Hoodia
  • Hydroxycut CLA
  • Hydroxycut Shape
  • Hydroxycut Sprinkles
  • Hydroxycut Drink Mix
  • Hydroxycut Advanced Drink Mix
  • Hydroxycut Bar
  • Hydroxycut RTD
  • Hydroxycut Green Coffee

Do I have a Hydroxycut Side Effects Lawsuit?

The Defective Drug & Products Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Hydroxycut side effects lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new cases in all 50 states.

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