Lipokinetix

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Lipokinetix

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Definition A concoction of five drugs* of little or no value in reducing the morbidity and mortality associated with obesity and sedentary lifestyle. 

Warning LipoKinetix use has been linked to liver toxicity with fatigue, abdominal pain and liver failure. The FDA issued a safety alert warning about LipoKinetics in 2001. Full recovery is the norm if it is discontinued. 

*Norephedrine—aka phenylpropanolamine, caffeine, yohimbine, diiodothyronine, and sodium usniate.

References Ann Intern Med. 2002 Apr 16;136(8):590-5

http://www.worstpills.org/results.cfm?drug_id=730

http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm172824.htm

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