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Popular diet drug gets liver damage warning

Posted on May 30, 2010 in Health & Wellness

FDA says alli can cause severe problems in rare cases updated 3:33 p.m. ET May 26, 2010 WASHINGTON – Federal health officials are warning consumers that the weight loss pills alli and Xenical may cause severe liver damage in rare cases. The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it has added a warning about the risk to the label of the drug alli, which is sold over-the-counter by GlaxoSmithKline. The prescription version Xenical is manufactured and marketed by Roche. The FDA identified 13 instances of liver damage associated with the drugs. A causal effect between the drugs and...

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