The dietary weight loss supplement OxyElite Pro has been linked to 29 cases of hepatitis in Hawaii. This includes 11 hospitalizations, 2 liver transplants, and 1 death. The vast majority of these patients reported having used OxyElite Pro in the two months leading up to their illness.
Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. Symptoms include
- Abdominal pain
- Nausea and vomitting
- Loss of appetite
- Unusually dark urine and clay-colored stools
- Joint pain
- Jaundice and yellowing of the eyes
While experts have so far not pinpointing what in the supplement is causing these complications, they do note that such supplements often do not have accurate ingredient lists, so it is very possible that an unlisted ingredient is causing the liver problems.
OxyElite Pro is distributed by USP Labs LLC, based in Dallas.
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