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Cortislimís advertising under fire from consumers and FDA

A diet drug called Cortislim claims to be particularly useful in reducing fat cells around the stomach area. Some lawyers are filing lawsuits against the drugís manufacturer as they allege the drug delivers false promises. A Federal Trade Commission lawsuit also questions the drugís claims. The FDA has warned consumers that the drugís claims are misleading. A doctor has pointed out that the drug contains the ingredient, bitter orange, which increases the risk of heart problems in higher doses. Cortislim claims that it will no advertise itís product in a less misleading manner.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by CBS 11 News Ė Dallas/Fort Worth

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About: Cortislimís advertising under fire from consumers and FDA

Date: 18 November 2004

Source: CBS 11 News Ė Dallas/Fort Worth

URL: http://cbs11tv.com/localstories/local_story_323144445.html

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This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Medication
  • Medication and obesity
  • Medication and overweight
  • Medication and heart problems

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