Report from Hawaii of a number of cases of acute liver failure which have been linked to use of a dietary supplement. The doctors who are treating the patients diagnosed with acute liver failure are quoted as saying that in some of the patients the decline in liver function is relatively rapid. Plus the liver injury in some of the cases has been both severe and permanent, requiring liver transplantation.
Doctors at The Queen's Medical Center spoke for the first time about the dietary supplement scare that has injured 32 people to date. The supplement marketed as OxyElitePro is now subject to a Food and Drug Administration Alert within the United States of America.