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Old 12-18-2008, 08:13 AM   #1
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Exclamation What do we know about diet pills and psychosis?

Over the past month or two my 22 year old son has been taking Hydroxycut, Hydroxycut Hardcore, GAKIC Hardcore, LEUKIC Hardcore, CREAKIC Hardcore and God know what else. Now he is in a metal hospital aggressive, delusional hallucinating, and paranoid

 
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Old 12-18-2008, 10:02 AM   #2
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Re: What do we know about diet pills and psychosis?

What a terrible shock it must have been, I'm so sorry. I'm glad to hear he's in a safe place, time and medication can do the rest.


Diet pills are stimulants, like amphetamine or "speed", and they can cause a similar psychotic state called Stimulant Psychosis. The big offender in alot of these pills is something called ephedra or it's Chinese name, Ma Huang. It's been banned in the US and the UK but it's still being sold and used quite openly. Hydroxycut has had so many lawsuits over side effects I'm stunned they're still in business.


Here's a Pub Med report from Ireland on a man taking ephedra based diet pills who experienced psychosis, more items to the right. [url]http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11693229[/url]

 
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Old 12-23-2008, 08:18 PM   #3
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Re: What do we know about diet pills and psychosis?

It Turns out that Yohimbacore which is found in both in Hydroxycut Hardcore and GAKIC Hardcore has a number of side effects, Hallucination, Mental Disorder with Loss of Normal Personality & Reality,Over Excitement, Chronic Trouble Sleeping to name a few
[url]http://www.*****.com/drugs/drug-18456-Yohimbe+Bark+Oral.aspx?drugid=18456&drug name=Yohimbe+Bark+Oral&pagenumber=6[/url]

 
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