Acute liver failure associated with Garcinia cambogia use.

@article{Corey2015AcuteLF,
  title={Acute liver failure associated with Garcinia cambogia use.},
  author={Rebecca L. Corey and K Tuesday Werner and Andrew L. Singer and Adyr A. Moss and Maxwell Lawrence Smith and Jessica Noelting and Jorge Rakela},
  journal={Annals of hepatology},
  year={2015},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={
          123-6
        }
}
Millions of Americans regularly use herbal supplements, but many are unaware of the potential hidden dangers. Numerous supplements have been associated with hepatotoxicity and, indeed dietary/herbal supplements represent an increasingly common source of acute liver injury. We report a case of acute liver failure requiring liver transplantation associated with the use of Garcinia cambogia, a supplement widely promoted for weight loss. When patients present with acute hepatitis or liver failure… CONTINUE READING
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