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8 Factor Diet

FDA warns against using the 8 Factor diet pill.

BACKGROUND Start the Diet Now Advertisement

The 8 Factor Diet is a weight loss supplement that has been shown by the FDA to contain contaminated and inaccurate ingredients. In December of 2008, the issued a list of approximately 30 diet pills, most of which are manufactured in China, that can cause very dangerous side effects. The 8 Factor Diet is one such product.

The 8 Factor Diet contains two potentially dangerous ingredients - Phenolphthalein and sibutramine. Phenolphthalein is a laxative and may cause DNA damage and increase cancer risk. Sibutramine is a stimulant and has been known to cause heart attacks, seizures, strokes and other serious conditions.

PRO
  • None to speak of
CON
  • Very dangerous side effects connected to two of the product’s ingredients
  • Inaccurate ingredient list
  • Sibutramine dosage greatly exceeds what is used in prescription medication
INGREDIENTS

It is not known what the precise ingredients in the 8 Factor Diet are other than sibutramine and phenolphthalein, which the FDA has warned consumers against using.

ADMINISTRATION

Follow the bottle's instructions.

DIET and EXERCISE

There are no diet or exercise guidelines provided for the 8 Factor Diet.

CONCLUSION

The 8 Factor Diet pill is one of 30 diet pills that have been cited by the FDA to contain contaminated and dangerous ingredients. While the 8 Factor Diet may claim to help you lose weight in a short amount of time, it contains two ingredients that have been associated with serious side effects and an increase in cancer risk.

You are encouraged to avoid using diet supplements like the 8 Factor Diet pill and instead rely on a combination of diet and exercise to meet your weight loss goals.

Common Misspellings

Eight Factor Diet, 8 Facter Diet, 8 Facture Diet, 8 Factor Deit


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Alicia Tully

@ Julia where did u find it?

posted Feb 25th, 2011 5:26 pm


Jenny

Where can you still get the factor 8 diet pills?

posted Jan 12th, 2009 6:51 pm


kara

Based on my experience none of these diet pills like 8 Factor get approved by the FDA but I haven't had any issues to date, I wanna lose it so I go for it

posted Jan 11th, 2009 7:25 pm


johnnieK_67

I got freaked out by reading the 8 factor diet was not fda approved, I don't think most of these products are does anyone have feedback on this??

posted Jan 11th, 2009 7:24 pm


julia

This product was easy - one pill a day and I have already lost 8 pounds.

posted Jan 11th, 2009 7:19 pm



   
 

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