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Hydroxycut(®) (herbal weight loss supplement) induced hepatotoxicity: a case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20845283     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
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.
Tarun Sharma; Linda Wong; Naoky Tsai; Russell D Wong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hawaii medical journal     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0017-8594     ISO Abbreviation:  Hawaii Med J     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-16     Completed Date:  2010-10-21     Revised Date:  2013-05-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984209R     Medline TA:  Hawaii Med J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  188-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Hawaii Medical Journal Copyright 2010.
Hawaii Medical Center-East: Liver Center, Honolulu, HI 96817, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Obesity Agents / adverse effects*
Cholangitis / chemically induced
Drug Hypersensitivity / complications*
Drug-Induced Liver Injury / complications*,  etiology*
Plant Preparations / adverse effects*
Young Adult
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Obesity Agents; 0/Plant Preparations; 0/hydroxycut
Comment In:
Hawaii Med J. 2011 Mar;70(3):64   [PMID:  21882480 ]

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