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Last updated: Aug. 12, 2017

13 Hydroxycut Consumer Reviews and Complaints

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Original review: Aug. 12, 2017

I purchased Pro Clinical Hydroxycut to lose weight and to have more energy. An hour after taking 1 tablet I started to notice I am extremely hungry. After 2 weeks I have actually gained weight and feel bloated. I paid $17.00 for this product and had made the commitment to see it to the last tablet. I will not repurchase this product and feel that I wasted my money. You will have trouble sleeping. You will have loose bowel movement issues. You will be extremely hungry. You we will have moments of hot flashes and sweating with bouts of nausea. Pro Clinical Hydroxycut L# 704847.

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Original review: Aug. 3, 2017

I started taking this about 3 months ago... I love it. Yes it will make you a little jittery and I had some nausea with this... But I didn't mind it. The nausea feeling wasn't unbearable and it did control me from eating when I'm bored/over eating/snacking. The jittery feeling is when you need to move around/workout/etc. I take it in the morning before breakfast with a good amount of water... Within an hour the effects go in and I feel pumped to start my day. If you take this with the intent to sit around and not move about you will feel the jitters worse. You can't expect results just taking a pill. This does what it's intended which is just give me a little boost to be active and control my appetite.

Also I would not recommend taking this and eating right after. That could make you sick cause you get a full feeling already once it kicks in. So take it and wait an hour or so and see if you feel like eating after. People complaining here are unrealistic. You can't take a weight loss energy boosting pill and not expect side effects. Follow directions CLEARLY. Again I would recommend this to someone who is serious about wanting to be active, make diet changes and needs just a kick of effort.

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Original review: June 12, 2017

I've taken a total of 5 Hydroxycut pills and I'm calling it quits. I've lost a lot of weight, all naturally. I decided to try a thermogenic to help me lose the last pounds. The first two tablets I took made me feel jittery. The next two, same thing: jittery. Today I took one tablet and went on my morning run. I started to feel butterflies in the pit of my stomach, like fight or flight type sensations. I was in a safe and very peaceful location. There was no reason for me to suddenly start feeling this way. This lasted through my whole 3 mile run and finally went away several hours later.

I just took another tablet 30 minutes before dinner (as the label instructs). The anxious feeling in the pit of my stomach has returned. My sister warned me about Hydroxycut. I'm taking these pills back to the store where I bought them tomorrow for a refund. I'm not sure if I'll try a different thermogenic that is time-released or not. I do not like feeling like this. Hope this helps someone who is considering taking Hydroxycut. I want to lose my last stubborn pounds but this is not worth it.

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Original review: May 24, 2017

Within an hour of taking one pill I had severe stomach pain and nausea, by 10pm I was vomiting hard. Sunday progressed to extremely frequent, watery light colored stools. Still 4.5 days later my stomach feels like it's swollen, I have a headache, weakness, fatigue, still can't eat hardly anything... It's been a very rough recovery. Hydroxycut Max for women Gold bottle, Lot #503840.

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Original review: Sept. 21, 2016

I bought Hydroxycut Hardcore Elite and have been following instructions on number of pills to take and when to take them. Within the first two days I had cramps, was vomiting, and had water coming out my rear. Just straight up clear water. I also experienced complete loss of appetite and on occasion being lightheaded and nauseous. At first I thought that it was just an initial reaction but all the side effects that I am experiencing has not stopped. Granted I have lost weight but at the expense of my own physical health it's not worth it.

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Original review: June 2, 2016

Since I been taking Hydroxycut for a couple of days I been having stomach pain. Cramp up like I am bloated... Pain hurt so bad that I had stop taking them... I will not recommend them to anybody. I just continue reduce my carb and junk intake... focus more on my excise to burn more fat...

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Original review: July 23, 2015

I purchased the Hydroxycut Gummies 6 weeks ago at the local WalMart. I'd heard that it was a good product for weight loss. I read the side effects and understood them well. However, after the first time taking them. My stomach began to cramp badly. I thought it was going to be temporary. However after a few days of taking the gummies, my stomach continued to hurt. I drank more water and even exercised more hoping that it was just a phase. I gave up quickly. I felt that $19.00 of my hard earned money went down the drain literally and physically. I will NEVER again take the Hydroxycut Gummies nor any other affiliated product. The bottle is still sitting in my drawer as a reminder of what not to buy.

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Original review: April 8, 2014

I have taking Hydroxycut pills for over 3 months as directed. That's 3 boxes just over $100.00 and I have not lost even one pound. I changed my diet, diet sodas; I am watching my sugar & carb. intake. I cut back on some of the red meat. I bake a lot more instead of frying. I also exercise more. I am 5ft. 7in.& 190LBS male. I want to get back to 170lbs. I also don't drink & never smoked. How do I get a refund?

Original review: Sept. 14, 2010

Developed severe yeast infection and vaginitis as a result of taking Hydroxycut. medical treatment for 7 days to clear infection.

Original review: July 14, 2009

I had severe stomach pain and nausea. An EKG showed slightly irregular heat beat. I stopped medications after using 2 and 1/2 bottles of this medication. My last EKG since stopping the medication was normal and the stomach pain and nausea have stopped as well. I paid $29.99 per bottle; 4 bottles is $119.96; add MI sales tax of 6% for $7.19 and the total is $127.15.

Original review: June 30, 2009

After taking Hydroxycut for 3 years on and off, I had abnormal liver function. The year was 2001. The consequence is extreme pain on my right side. It’s so severe that I couldn't move. There’s frequent side pain.

Original review: June 25, 2009

I have been taking Hydroxycut for at least 3 years. I have had stomach issues during that entire time, but I never associated it with this drug. In the last 8 months, I have started having vomiting, extreme stomach pain and weakness. Now that I'm hearing about the issues with Hydroxycut, I believe that is to blame.

Original review: Aug. 5, 2002

I was admitted to the hospital for Atrial fibrellation at age 28 and have no previous medical history.

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