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  • Founder: Muscle Tech Research and Development
  • Headquarters: Mississauga Ontario Canada
  • Accessibility: Online and major retailers
  • Diet Type: Supplement taken with diet and exercise
  • Gender: Male, Female

EDITOR’S TIP: Combine this supplement with a proven fat burner as Sletrokor for better results


Hydroxycut Recall after FDA Warning to Stop Using the Diet Pill

Once making headlines for containing a controversial herb, Ephedra, banned by the FDA, Hydroxycut now offers an Ephedra-free product that claims to increase metabolism and energy while curbing your appetite, cutting calories and maintaining blood sugar.

When Hydroxycut is combined with a diet and exercise regimen, the product claims to help users shed two-to-three times more weight that without. When taking Hydroxycut, it is suggested that users commit to consistent exercise and a low-calorie diet. Take Hydroxycut half-to-one hour prior to meals with eight ounces of water.

  • Increases energy
  • Control appetite
  • Burn calories
  • Lose up to 4.5 times more weight than with diet and exercise alone
  • Recipes and exercises available
  • Research studies available
  • Hydroxycut Recall due to product association with death and liver damage

  • Must diet and exercise for Hydroxycut to work

  • Pills must be taken 30-60 minutes before meals which can be difficult if you don’t always eat at the same time
  • Contains caffeine
  • Hydroxycitric Acid, extracted from tropical fruit and linked with liver problems
  • Calcium
  • Chromium
  • Potassium
  • Hydroxagen Plus
  • HydroxyTea
  • Caffeine
  • Green Tea extract
  • White Tea extract
  • Soy

Take two caplets with eight ounce of water as a dietary supplement 3 times per day approximately 30-60 minutes before each meal. Do not snack after dinner. Consume 10 eight ounce glasses of water per day. Do not take within five hours of bedtime. For best results, use Hydroxycut for eight weeks with a low-calorie diet and exercise program. For the first three days of the program, take one capsule three times per day. From day four beyond, take two capsules three times per day.


There is no clear advice from Hydroxycut on an eating plan. You are encouraged to sticky to a healthy diet while taking the supplement. This kind of flexibility allows you to choose a plan of your liking.

For those with food allergies- Hydroxycut is a gluten-free product.


No guidance provided.


ConsumerHealthDigest.com conducted research of 30 dietary supplements. Scoring 3 on a scale of 1-5 for metabolism enhancement, weight-loss potential and ingredient control and 4 on a scale of 1-5 for appetite suppression, Hydroxycut ranked number 11.

Common Misspellings

Hydroxy Cut, Hydroxicut, hydroxcut, hydroxycut.com, hydroxy-cut, hydrox-cut,


Hydroxycut is a nutritional supplement marketed by Iovate Health Sciences Inc., designed to help consumers lose weight. It is sold at conventional retailers, such as GNC and Wal-Mart, online retailers such as and , and through direct television marketing.

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i like to use this product but im scared . i need to drop 50 lbs baby weight i need som encouragement

posted Jan 29th, 2010 2:51 pm



i took these pills in 07' and lost the weight real good it curbs your appetite and all i did was take the pills as needed and not pass 3 o'clock and work and my weight just came off i think it just really depends on the person every medicine does not work i have tried acai and its not for me at all I LOST NO WEIGHT WITH ACAI

posted Jan 28th, 2010 5:47 pm

army dude


Well I personally take 12 a day, i have an active
job as infantry , and need to get back in shape after my injury, i wanna deploy in october and won't pull it off at 260 lbs, i need to get down to about 210, I have lost 13 pounds in about a week, I eat tuna,but i personally can't kick the beer an i've lost that much,yeah my hearts gonna be messed up but i'll look good.

posted Jan 25th, 2010 9:40 am


I used it for a month and i lost 20 pounds with healthy eating and exercising but once i stopped taking the pills and continued exercising and eating healthy i gained back 10 pounds of what i lost so i think it only gets rid of water weight. The first few weeks worked the best but I'm not going to take them again because i feel like its a waste of twenty dollars.

posted Jan 22nd, 2010 7:33 pm



I have never used a diet pill before but I had to do something after high school I gained 40 lbs and as soon as i started hydroxycut it curbed my appetite and gave me so much energy...I can work out harder and longer when I take it...It really Works

posted Jan 20th, 2010 2:46 am


hey does this pill really work????
cause i was lookin fordward to use it..

posted Jan 19th, 2010 1:43 am



worked for me

posted Jan 4th, 2010 11:27 am

bernice schmidt


hydroxycut is the only diet pill, i have found thats works. for me. i can loose 30 to 40 pounds on it in a month. i cut all sodas and sweets out and i exercise alot. i can see results in a week or two.

posted Jan 3rd, 2010 12:37 pm


I took Hydroxycut for a month... just to finish the bottle. I felt so much more motivated and actually saw the weight on my body literally disappear. It was amazing and I almost thought it was due to my hard work at the gym and diet. So, I stopped taking it because right when my bottle ran out, the recall came and my dad freaked out. Now it's been almost a little over a year and I feel as fat as I was. I did however go on a looonnnggg vacation with tons of drinking and other not-so-great eating choices. But Im wanting to look and feel as great as I did back then. Only draw back is, I was really scared when I had a bad headache for about a week or two prior to discontinuing with the pills. Has anyone else experienced this? Could it just be the caffeine my body was not longer getting, yet still craving? I then vowed to never take Hydroxycut again, but Im seriously thinking.. that 1-2 week headache was well worth it.

posted Dec 25th, 2009 1:13 am


well im still new on this pill but my friend lost 40 kg in 4 months by using it with no side effects that made me buy it i hope it works good for me also with no side effects

posted Dec 11th, 2009 1:46 pm



im 19 5' 2 n weigh 145 this is the most i have ever weighed n i just started taking the pill 3 days ago i drink 5-7 cups of water a day watch 3 kids 5, 2, n 3 months i clean jog,walk plus just started eatn right and exercising i feel great i dont know if its just my motivation but i feel the results and cant look forward to seeing further results.

posted Nov 29th, 2009 2:08 pm



im 22yr female. always been very athletic and healthy. always had a musclar figure well after i gave birth to my first child i went from the weight of 140 to 230 lb at delivery i couldnt believe it. i was so fat lost 40 lbs by very intense traing and eating right in 4 months than came to a plateu i was discouraged i couldnt figure out y i couldnt lose the extra weight when a friend told me i should try hc i started taking it i wanted to see if it worked i stop going to gym and i still lost weight so then after using it for 2 weeks and losing 10lbs w little effort i went to gym every other day and eat six times a day i lost another 12 ilb in just 2 weeks i ve been using it off and on since at recommend dosage and worked up to the stronger dosaging of hc such as hc hard core and never had any side effect everyone is different if ur healthy and reached a plateu in ur weight y not try hc there is a lot of things in america that are hazederous if consumed but that doesnt stop them like cigaretts and meat i am grateful for hc because it helped me get back sexy musclular body back when dieting and intense training wasnt enough through hard work and time i went from 230lbs to 156 and i now only have 16 ibs to lose to get my before kid body back thank u hc im forever grateful and i strongly recommend this product just remember a lot of things in this world are harmful to human life but we all still consume it

posted Nov 23rd, 2009 2:43 pm



Hydroxycut helped me loose 20 pds and a hell of alot of inches on my waist in a month! i loved it and it gave me energy..... obviously people u need to work out with it and drink plenty of water! and another thing... everything is not ment for everybody if u have health conditions obviously u shouldnt be taking hydroxycut. If your obese especially obviously u should change ur diet before starting hydroxycut.... shit doesnt just happen over night

posted Nov 17th, 2009 5:55 pm


I can't believe you people actually believe this crap. I lost tons of weight with ONLY diet and exercise. People are so lazy. They want to lose weight without any work. Better to work your tail off for months than to have your liver destroyed.

posted Oct 30th, 2009 12:27 am



I use hydroxyxut MAX and beleive it is helping me tremendously. I have cut down my servings and I do not exercise. I have lost anywhere from 12-18 lbs per month. Loosing weight is painful no matter what way you try - but if you want to be obese and can't withstand the pain of abstinance and wanting a thinner you - then this isn't for you!

posted Oct 28th, 2009 2:01 pm


hello im jon from philippines, i purchased hydroxycut last year(2008) at GNC until now i do not drink it and his expiration date was on MAY 2011.. now my question is MY HYDROCYCUT is EPHEDRA FREE because there is no sign of EPHEDRA FREE.. how will i know tha?? pls help me....

posted Oct 26th, 2009 12:24 pm



i just started the new reformulated hydroxycut and I am thrilled with it.

I only had a little weight to lose, have already been exercising and eating right for many years, but those extra baby weight pounds kept their foothold for a few years.

I feel more energy, a big difference in my body and it has only been 5 days so far!

I stopped my coffee and tea intake completely while on this product and I do drink a lot more water. I feel shaky if I don't eat enough, but okay if I do eat sensibly.

Cannot wait to see how great I look in a month.

How come drinking plain coffee didn't work for me? weird, huh?

The combination is great in this product. :)

posted Oct 18th, 2009 3:45 pm

Dan LaceY


I think the supplement works well.Iv'e noticed weight lose in just the first 2 weeks

posted Sep 12th, 2009 12:28 am

Yolanda Campbell


I hadn't really used it that long and didn't know about the recall until the commerical on T. V. did they recall all the products made by hydroxycut or just the ones listed on the website.

posted Jul 7th, 2009 1:48 pm



posted Jul 6th, 2009 1:02 pm


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