Weight loss is a multi-billion dollar per year industry. While some products
and services truly do help people lead healthier lifestyles, many are
nothing more than modern day snake oil. And, in some cases, they are downright
dangerous. If a
dangerous drug or supplement has caused you pain and suffering, the attorneys at Golomb
& Honik can help you recover the compensation you deserve.
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently warned consumers
to steer clear of three weight loss supplements that actually contain
dangerous pharmaceuticals. The supplements LX1, Mezo, and Best Line Suplemento Alimenticio actually
contain pharmaceutical ingredients, despite being labeled as herbal and
While the Food and Drug Administration tightly regulates pharmaceuticals,
labeling on supplements is considerably looser and can seriously mislead
Mezo and Best Line Suplemento Alimenticio contain benzylsibutramine, a
substance that was marketed as the weight loss drug Meridia until it was
found to be especially dangerous for individuals with heart conditions.
LX1 contains a similar substance, known as 1.3-dimethylamylamine or methylhexanamine,
which can raise blood pressure and cause cardiovascular problems, including
pharmaceutical injury attorneys at Golomb & Honik stand up to big drug companies every day. If you
believe that a supplement or drug has caused you harm, let us fight for
contact Golomb & Honik today to arrange a
complimentary case evaluation. We serve clients nationwide from our offices in Philadelphia.