Weight Loss Pills Warning: Alli, Xenical and Liver Damage

 

By Posted 27 May 2010, 09:04

Some worrying news to report to you now, as it has been revealed that regularly used weight loss pills Alli and Xenical may cause severe liver damage to those who consume them.

According to this report from LocalTechWire, the issue has reached the Food and Drug Administration who has now placed warning risks on the labels of both drugs. At the moment, both are freely available to buy over the counter from GlaxoSmithKline.

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Tests were carried out on both products by the FDA and they found 3 instances of liver damage associated with the drugs. As a result of this, they have spoken to doctors over the issue and urged patients to be on the lookout for signs of liver injury – these include yellow eyes and skin, itching and loss of appetite.

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