Hydroxycut Review

Hydroxycut was once the most sought after diet pills available.

But at that time, the powerful formula was formulated with the dangerous and now FDA-banned ephedra.

And while the popularity has worn off a little, Hydroxycut still remains one of the most successful supplement companies and now offers a variety of different diet solutions including the following:

Are any of the Hydroxcut Diet Pills Worth Trying?

While Hydroxycut may help you lose weight, it’s difficult to recommend most of the products.

Keep in mind that NO guarantee is offered on these products. This leads me to believe that it may be an inferior product. If you were a business owner and you knew your goods weren’t great, would you guarantee them? Heck no. You’d be closing down shop in a matter of weeks. Do you see why guarantees are so important? I only recommend products that offer them.

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What About Hydroxycut’s Clinical Studies?

Like nearly all diet pills companies, Hydroxycut has “clinical evidence.” I quote directly from their webstite: “Avg. weight loss 14.99 and 12.53 lbs. with key ingredients in Hydroxycut…” “With key ingredients” is the most important part of this sentence.

Hydroxycut itself was not used in the study. Hydroxycut does contains some worthwhile ingredients, but they are not at clinically proven dosages. This is a win-win for Hydroxycut because they can tout the study, make it look like it’s clinically proven, but use nearly insignificant amounts and save a ton of money on cost of goods.

No wonder why there isn’t a guarantee. If they included the appropriate amounts and guaranteed their product, we may consider it to be on the best weight loss pills list.

What about Hydroxycut’s Testimonials?

Hydroxycut does have some good before and after pics. Let me quote another very important sentence: “Individuals combined Hydroxycut with a diet and exercise program and have been remunerated. Re-what? Remunerated means to pay.

I had to look that one up. Why not write “paid for” or “compensated?” It seems like they are trying to hide something. It’s very smart, but also kind of deceitful. Furthermore, there are numerous inherent problems with paying people for before and after pics. I’ll let you imagination go wild.

Hydroxycut Pros

  • Available everywhere
  • May help you lose weight
  • Variety of Products

Hydroxycut Cons

  • No Guarantee
  • May contain too much caffeine for the average person
  • There are some red flags, such as the “clinical studies” and remunerated testimonials.

Hydroxycut Conclusion

While you may see some results with Hydroxycut, it may not be worth the risk. With no guarantee, I have a hard time recommending this product.

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Recent Hydroxycut User Comments

117 Reviews

  1. Julie
    June 29, 2008 @ 9:09 am


    nothing to write home about

  2. Anonymous
    July 1, 2008 @ 5:34 pm


    i lost almost 5 pounds in a month but i got sick of the jitters

  3. anonymous
    July 3, 2008 @ 10:21 am


    Does anyone know how to get my money back from Hydroxycut?

  4. darren h.
    July 5, 2008 @ 7:48 pm


    just started hydroxycut, crossing my fingers, I’ll keep you guys updated

  5. Anonymous
    July 6, 2008 @ 11:12 pm


    I thought it was ok but not worth the money

  6. Sandy Mason
    July 9, 2008 @ 11:42 am


    I lost no weight with Hydroxycut

  7. Anonymous
    July 9, 2008 @ 4:01 pm


    has anyone had side effects?

  8. Roxanne J
    July 11, 2008 @ 9:38 am


    I bought Hydroxycut because a friend recommend it and to this point I haven’t been happy with it. I have only lost three pounds and I have had trouble falling asleep.

  9. Anonymous
    July 12, 2008 @ 11:24 pm


    i wold give hydoycut a B- at best.

  10. Veronica
    July 18, 2008 @ 12:00 am


    Hydroxycut is an 8 out of 10. I think you could find a better deal if you look hard enough.

  11. unknown
    August 12, 2008 @ 4:57 am


    I lost 10 pounds with hydroxycut in a month and a half , if your dedicated it works , I like it : )

  12. Albert Vinneman
    August 12, 2008 @ 9:20 pm


    Hydroxycut is not all its cracked up to be. I was thoroughly disappointed in the results.

  13. annonymously me
    August 18, 2008 @ 2:59 pm


    I guess i thought hydroxycut could be the answer to my weight loss problem but thanks to you all i now know better. i am dealing with seizures very often right now and am not able to take anything with caffeine or that can make you lose sleep. so i won’t be trying this one. but anyway thanks for your comments. it’s helped me a lot.

  14. Dedicate
    August 27, 2008 @ 7:48 am


    The thing with this pill is there is a workout regiment required to see these promised results. If you change your diet and work out atleast 5 times a week, you will have accelerated results.

  15. kala
    August 28, 2008 @ 12:40 pm


    i have been taking hydroxycut for 2 and a half weeks …i have lost 6 pounds already but i constantly feel sick after i take them and i feel like i am never hungry so i only get to eat once a day which isn’t heathly at all …i’m going to stop taking them and see if the side effects go away…go luck to whom ever takes them

  16. Ana
    August 30, 2008 @ 12:31 am


    I’ve been using Hydoxycut for almost 5 weeks and i see results… you just have to be willing to be able to put some work into it and actually excercise. The first 3 days were ackward because i had to push myself to eat because i really did not have an appetite for anything. I think its pretty good.

  17. Monica
    August 30, 2008 @ 7:04 am


    I’ve taken hydroxycut twice, once with ephedra and the second time without ephedra. It worked well with ephedra in it I lost about 5 lbs. Without ephedra i maybe lost a pound or two, it does give you the jitters but I wouldn’t spend my money on it again. Try investing in something long term, like a tredmill. Most of our problems are wanting to lose weight the easy way, it just doesn’t work like that. You need to get up and get some physical activity. Try and have a conscc
    ous about what you eat too.

  18. JOJO
    August 31, 2008 @ 11:44 pm


    I have been taking it for years. If you eat “okay” and workout while taking it , you can get results, It helps me. It gives me that extra energy to get through my workouts. If you are one of those people that think you can just swallow a pill and do nothing else and lose weight its not going to work. Lots of water, eat 4 times a day and work out with weights and cardio and it will work!! You have move to lose!

  19. shedelyne
    September 2, 2008 @ 9:38 am


    i just start hydroxycut cause a friend recomended Im hoping it works

  20. Hazel
    September 2, 2008 @ 10:17 pm


    I used Hydroxycut for about four months and it helped me loose fifteen pounds with out changing my diet, but When I woke up in the mornings I had dizzy spells accompanied with tachycardia. Probably the best advice is to consult your primary Doctor before taking Hydroxycut.

  21. Sama
    September 4, 2008 @ 6:30 am


    i just started taking hydroxycut…a lot of people recommended against it but i want to see for myself..im only working on my pouch…so i only do 100 sit ups each day and run 5 times a week.
    …im hoping to see results…id keep you all posted

  22. norma
    September 10, 2008 @ 12:20 pm


    i just started taking hydroxycut 5 days ago …i hope it really work like some people say it does …i really dont exercise alot but i dont get hungry at all…..it really does get the hunger away…..wish me luck folks … :)

  23. david
    September 11, 2008 @ 5:51 pm


    I have been taking hydroxycut for three weeks, work out daily for no less that 1.5 hours, 1/2 cardio 1/2 weights, do not eat carbs, only salads and proteins. Since taking hydroxycut have gained 5 lbs in the three weeks not lost weight. What’s up with that?

  24. sarah
    September 15, 2008 @ 1:52 pm


    ive started hydroxycut for about a week, ive taken it in the past and liked my results. I’m 24 and 130 lbs and work out regularily. i decided to use it again to help shed a few lbs i gained since i had to cut my hours at the gym due to school. well last night my hands and feet went numb in my sleep and i felt like what i would imagine seizing would feel like. i tried to call out for help and had slurred speech. today hours later i still have the numbness and tingling in my mouth and i dont feel right at all. im actually going to my primary to get checked out. please be careful on this pill

  25. Tammi
    September 22, 2008 @ 9:23 pm


    i dont think the people on the commercial are the same you can eazy see that the are not the same people its all a money scam watch what you eat and walk it will come off ,i did have results on nutrisystem i lost 25lbs in 5 weeks eating only there food it was great when i get some extra cash im doing it agian

  26. Kevin
    September 23, 2008 @ 1:45 pm


    I have taken hydroxycut with ephedra before they banned ephedra. I miss the jitters from the ephedra. Hydroxycut with the ephedra has worked for me. I have as much as 25 lbs in 25 days with the ephedra. The best way to lose weight with hydroxycut is to drink tons of water and do some treadmill, jogging, running,etc. I guess i lost weight with it because of the military. Example I went home 30 days before I went to Okinawa for a yr. I weighed in at 267 my 2nd day there and a yr later I was 219 pounds and 6 inches less in my waist the day I left Okinawa, thanks Hydroxycut!

  27. robo
    September 25, 2008 @ 3:23 pm


    took hydroxycut for 2 wks and it gave me really bad headaches and brought up my acid reflux. did give me energy during workouts but side effects were not worth it.

  28. candacy
    September 26, 2008 @ 8:50 pm


    i have been using hydroxycut for a month lose 4lbs.i do not feel hungry at all.i am always feeling nausea and headache all day.it sucks

  29. gloria
    September 27, 2008 @ 6:13 pm


    hydroxycut did not work for me at all.i took it for 2months and only lost 3 lbs,i chngd my eating habbits but still didnt work.i dont recomend it to anyone

  30. me
    September 28, 2008 @ 2:34 pm


    They made me weak and feeling sick

  31. lu
    October 1, 2008 @ 3:24 pm


    I tried hydroxycut without caffine and i hate it. I was still hungry and it didn’t do anything for me. What a waste of money.

  32. nathalie
    October 3, 2008 @ 3:27 pm


    hydroxycut is a waste of money…i took it for 1 month and exercise and i didn’t lost 1 lbs.weight-loss formula?WHERE????

  33. Heather
    October 7, 2008 @ 11:52 am


    A friend of mine recommended Hydroxy cut. His girlfriend lost 20lbs and he lost 25 or more. But he told me to get the powerful formula, drink lots of water, and exercise. This couple slightly changed their diets and made exercise a regular part of their routine. He also said that it gave him an increased amount of energy

    But the side effects were still there, i.e. not being able to sleep at night. He didnt mention jitters but I remember him having head aches for extended periods of time (not sure if the head aches were a side effect or not)

    I think I’ll consult with my doctor before buying them though, I don’t deal with side effects very well. I’m wondering which is worse, a litle extra weight or all of those side effects

  34. Big Guy
    October 9, 2008 @ 11:35 am


    I need to add to my comment. I am thinking of trying the
    Apidexin product

  35. Cat
    October 11, 2008 @ 7:00 pm


    Today is the first day for taking hydroxycut for me and after the first two pills I have had terrible acid reflux… I will give these pills an honest shot. But if I continue to get the acid reflux or any other side effects I will stop. I hope it works for me.

  36. cutie pie
    October 13, 2008 @ 3:59 pm


    I have tried hydroxy cut and it really works I have lost of total of 180lbs in the last six months. You dont have to follow a strict diet but you should always take the pill never miss a week. All of you who have not been sucessful and want a refund please call 1-800 Hydroxy cut.or call Senator John Mc Cain

  37. Dan
    October 14, 2008 @ 9:06 pm


    Hydroxycut used to work great, I lost 60 lbs in 8 mos with it. When they took the ephedra out it stopped working so well.

  38. Chrissy
    October 16, 2008 @ 10:22 am


    I lost 40 pounds on hydroxycut and wasnt very strict on my diet but i did run for a mile every other day…no matter how long it took

  39. Cristen
    October 17, 2008 @ 2:56 pm


    I dunno, it seems to be working for me. It gives me the extra energy I need when I’m at the gym. I feel a little dizzy when I take it and don’t move around a lot afterwards but only for a minute or two. I’ve lost about 25 pounds in less than 4 months, so I cant complain. I go to the gym 4-5 times a week and eat well. I give it a 7 or 8

  40. mystery
    October 22, 2008 @ 5:41 pm


    hydroxycut…well i don’t think it works.
    regular work outs and healthy meals is what really works.
    also, make water an all day drink for yourself.
    that really works and it helps with your skin too.

  41. Ken
    October 23, 2008 @ 6:47 pm


    I’m in the military, 6 feet, 195 lbs. I started taking Hydroxycut about a month ago to tone up and lose 10-15 lbs. Hydroxycut’s label states, “For best results, use Hydroxycut for 8 weeks in conjunction with a calorie-reduced diet and a regular exercise program.” Honestly, if I had that much damn dedication, time, and commitment, would I really need this product? Bottom line for me, I have not seen any significant weight change (loss or gain) and I run 3-4 times a week. Six pills a day is way too much for me, I have experienced the caffine jitters and I’ve had trouble falling asleep. I will discontinue the Hydroxycut, continue running, but replace the fried foods with fruits and vegetables. I really appreciate the candid feedback…only wish I’d seen it sooner, before I wasted $25.

  42. John Robinson
    October 25, 2008 @ 11:46 pm


    I have been taking Hydroxcut for a week now and been feeling sick with a upset stomach. I have been reading all of your letters and decide to get off of it for my on safty. In stead of taking diets pills i am going to do it the old way work it off and eat healthy that the best way. U all have to realize one thing it took years for u to gain weight and it going to take time to get it off. For the people that is taking it for over three months or more u don’t no what u doing t your health u might be doing more harm them good.

  43. Ella
    October 27, 2008 @ 9:35 am


    I have tried Hydroxycut for several months and I am not satisfied at all. The only thing it did is nothing.

  44. Maggie
    October 27, 2008 @ 5:36 pm


    I have been taking it for a few weeks. The only thing it does for me is not make me hungry. I have not lost a pound. Should I keep on going?

  45. Julia
    October 28, 2008 @ 9:10 am


    I just started… i loved how it made me feel during my workout last night… I have really bad acid reflux so i bought the caffine free and i have had no problems… i took advocare and it made me really sick and i think caused my acid reflux problems… but as of right now i love hydroxycut… wish me luck

  46. kerry
    October 29, 2008 @ 1:50 pm


    i took the hydroxycut before and it works really good i lost fifty pounds in two months .but after having a second child i gained it all back now i am taking the hydroxy hardcore and i am still getting hungry and i am getting all the side effects.

  47. jennifer
    November 3, 2008 @ 11:21 am


    Hydroxycut makes me feel very sick, like if i was on some kind of drug i don’t like it and never will take it again… Good luck

  48. lawanda
    November 5, 2008 @ 11:03 am


    I just took 2pills for the 1st time, I’m nervous I hope it don’t make me sick, I walk everyday for 1hour, I’m try to watch what I eat, I hope it works for me… my sister told me about it..wish me luck

  49. shannon
    November 5, 2008 @ 3:02 pm


    i just bought it so i wil keep u posted but everyone knows u have to execrise rite?

  50. David
    November 6, 2008 @ 2:44 pm


    I have started Hydroxy cut and work out Two to Three times a week mostly bicycling in one week i have lost three pounds

  51. Will
    November 7, 2008 @ 10:56 am


    I used Hydroyxcut for three months and lost 22 lbs. without seriously dieting. It substantially decreased my appetite and I simply ate less. It did not make me jittery or upset my stomach as I have heard reported.

  52. April
    November 7, 2008 @ 8:30 pm


    I used Hydroxycut 5yrs ago, it worked great! I lost 40lbs and Didn’t gain it back until I got pregnant. After I had him, I tried the product again……no luck! I would loose five pounds, have severe anxiety, and really bad head-aches. I just stopped taking it, and feel better. I took it for a 3months and only lost 5 pounds….good luck guys!!

  53. me
    November 10, 2008 @ 9:41 pm


    Hydroxy cut is the best thing out there . ive used a lot of other brands. with hydroxy cut my arms are bigger my stomach is harder and my legs are shredded . haven’t been
    able to get a hard on in a while…. very small price to pay for the body of a god. thank you hydroxy cut

  54. CUQUI
    November 11, 2008 @ 12:56 am



  55. Crissy
    November 12, 2008 @ 11:48 am


    I have been taking Hydroxycut for a week now. I get up at 4 in the morning to get ready for work. I take my first two pills at 6 am and then two more at about 3 pm. I don’t take the last two, if I do then I don’t sleep. I haven’t checked to see if I have lost any weight. I am really hoping this will help me in my battle. I am about 60 lbs over weight. I got hurt riding horses last fall and had a baby in July so I have the baby fat blues. With my injuries for getting bucked off the horse I can’t really work out vigorously like I did when I was in my earlier 20′s. I walk and do a few things on the machines I can sit down on. Other than that I don’t get much exercise. The only thing my doc told me was I need to lose some weight to take the strain off my knee then I will be able to work out more often with out the pain.

    So here I am trying a weight loss supliment that may or may not work. I guess we will wait and see!

  56. just here
    November 14, 2008 @ 11:51 am


    After reading all of these comments… I am not going to try this out at all… my suggestion would be if there is that many people who have that many bad results from one thing why bother with it at all…

  57. Ausland
    November 17, 2008 @ 5:33 pm


    Well I haven’t took Hydroxycut yet but I’m kind of nervous to take it from the comments I’ve been hearing because my sister told me about it so I wanted to try it.So I just hope it works well for me so thanks for all the comments that have been posted.Wish me good luck

  58. Leigh
    November 21, 2008 @ 4:14 pm


    I’ve tried alot of products including this one. Yeah it did work for me but after the first 15 lbs. lost it seemed to stop working! So I continued for another week after the stand still of a month. So I decided to stop taking them and all the weight came back quick! It eems the weight only stays off if you continue taking them. Im not a fat guy this just seems like a quick fix for the summer wouldn’t recommed this for some one 30 lbs.* overweight this pill if for people in good health with only a few extra lbs.!!

  59. Maria
    November 26, 2008 @ 7:46 am


    I’m trying it now and so far nothing. Can’t sleep so I just take it to stay up when i go to work since i work the night shift. LOL – won’t buy again after last pill. Good luck with everyone that has used, tried or about to use this product.

  60. Ale
    December 3, 2008 @ 1:04 am


    I started taking it like two months ago, but i stopped after a while because i didnt have time to exercise. While taking it, i felt super jittery and after getting a rush of energy i’d crash. After i stopped taking it, I immediately began to gain weight, hydroxycut had curbed my cravings. Anyway, i started taking again yesterday, and began to feel very jittery. Today in school, i felt extremely impatient. Like at 5 i took the last dose and at 640 i went to zumba. I started feeling horrible! I couldn’t see straight, i felt exhausted. I went to my car because i couldnt stand it anymore, my heart was racing, i couldn’t breath, my arms and legs began to feel numb, I started crying my eyes out, it was a horrible feeling. It was like i was having a panic attack, i swear i thought i was going no die. I don’t recommend this at all, I stil feel really weak and nauseous. It has too many side affects, its not worth it.

  61. Lillian
    December 4, 2008 @ 11:59 pm


    I love Hydroxycut. I have been using this product for years. I have lost weight everytime I have used it. I want to try the drink formula instead of the pill form now too see what results I will get. If you eat well and excersice you will be sure to loose weight with this product. I am a true believer of this product I love it. I always have bursts of energy when im on the product. I encourage everyone with a weight problem to try this product and they will truly marvel over it. I am a true believer in the product. So after I try the drink formula I will inform you all on my results.

  62. Kena
    December 12, 2008 @ 1:57 pm


    A co-worker and I were thinking about getting hydroxy cut and splitting the bottle together, but now I’m kind of scared. Even if I do get good results, I still don’t want to gain the wieght back as soon as I stop! I will let you all know if I do decided to get them and what the outcome might be!

  63. Kiara
    December 16, 2008 @ 1:40 am


    *The first time I used this it worked, but I didn’t want to keep buying bottle after bottle. I didn’t realize you had to take so many pills. When I tried it again, I got one of the most severe headache I’ve ever had. It’s not worth it.

  64. Connie
    December 17, 2008 @ 7:15 am


    This product gave me extreme headaches,anxiety and severe emotional turbulence…of course it helped curb my appetite but who wants to be around a skitzo.I Do not recommend Hydroxycut

  65. Magmag
    December 19, 2008 @ 7:47 am


    use to eat this product, did slim down 3 to 4 kg but have to do work up. Thinking of trying again.

  66. honest
    December 20, 2008 @ 4:36 am


    I took hydroxycut for 2 months, with regular 1.5hrs of good work out, 5-6 days a week. I lost total of 25 pounds. ate 5 to 6 meals a day. high fiber diet. It really worked for me.

  67. james jones
    December 24, 2008 @ 10:53 pm


    hydroxycut gave me the jitters, headaches, dizzy spells you name it. i lost 20lbs. using it for only a short time. if you don’t mind these side effects by all means use this product.

  68. seriousaboutslim
    December 28, 2008 @ 3:18 pm


    I’ve tried many products. My thoughts, side effects differ by person because each person has a different chemical make up. It’s sort of like tylenol. Some can take it and have results with pain reduction, others require ibuprophen.

    I see many success stories on this blog.

    I hear the warnings and will watch my body, but overall, in my experience, hydroxycut is a tool that should enhance weight loss. As I train for the marathon season this spring, I’m really looking to boost my energy to reach the next fitness level. If I lose the extra 10 pounds i put on since this summer, then I’ll consider hydroxy cut a success.

    If I get headaches, there is always tylenol.

  69. Jacquetta S
    December 30, 2008 @ 1:37 pm


    I have tried Hydroxycut twice in my life once when my first daughter was born 9 yrs ago and it didn’t work then But I thought that it was my fault so I decided to try it again with my second child and I didn’t lose weight this time either I still stayed hungry and when I wasn’t hungry I felt like I was wanting to throw up

  70. mary
    January 2, 2009 @ 9:06 pm


    well there isn’t a magic pill out there. you have to work hard and make a effort!!! as for the jitters what diet pill comes with no side effects

  71. mommy of 4
    January 2, 2009 @ 10:45 pm


    Hydroxycut was recommended to me and I even asked my doctor if it would be okay to take considering that i have high blood pressure. My okayed for me to take it so I did. I have since then been experincing side effects such as headaches and I feel out of it all together. I have decided to stop taking this product. In fact, I feel as though I have gained weight more so than lost. I will flush the remainder of these pills down the toliet and will not recommend them for anyone. This was a waste of my money and my time and I have never felt so bad in my life.

  72. wendy
    January 4, 2009 @ 10:44 am


    I had taken hydroxycut along time ago (appox. 10 years ago)It did help me back then. When I did go off it back then I was having withdrawals. I called the company and they recomened something to help. It worked. I then had a historectmy in 1998 and I have put on alot of weight thoughout these years. I tried it again started in nov.08 took it for about 3 weeks, I started with the one pill 3xaday and then 2 pills 3xady. Then I started feeling jittery,hyper, sick to my stomach,pains in my stomach,very active,very bad acid reflex.( I had acid reflex prior to hydroxycut but have been fine by taking my precribed reflex meds)before starting the hydroxycut again. so I went back to 1 pill 3xaday and I thought it still might work. It did help me not feel hungry and ate less but I only lost five lbs. I then got sick with sinus infection,sore throat,cold,bad cough,and was put on antibiotic. So I stopped taking hydroxycut. I dont think it has the same ingredients from the last time I took it. It didnt work this time but only on it for about 3 weeks. Im just starting to get better from my flu/cold so I havent decided if I want to restart the hydroycut again. I know I cant take 2pills 3xady and not sure if it will work by only taking 1 3xaday. I also dont want the bad acid reflex to come back when taking it. My adult children are also afraid that its not safe and worried that I may have a heart attack using it. I dont know what Im going to do yet. I happy for those it worked for and sorry for those who it hasnt. good luck in your journey as well as in mine.

  73. jobo
    January 5, 2009 @ 5:30 am


    I used Hydroxycut for 2 months and lost 20 pounds, however, the side effects were not worth it. I work on the cardiac floor at a hospital and one night at work I started feeling dizzy and sick. A co-worker took my blood pressure and it was 198/102! Needless to say, my co-workers suggested I flush the rest of the pills down the toilet and not take them anymore. You can lose weight using this product, but is having a stroke or an MI worth it? I don’t think so.

  74. Anonymous
    January 11, 2009 @ 4:56 am


    I started taking Hydroxycut right before Thanksgiving. I do 15 min running and 15 min on the eliptical machine and lightweights. I’ve lost about 15 lbs. so far. I do get the jitters every now and then and if I don’t drink enough water, I have stomach problems. It has reduced my appetite and gives me a boost in the morning. I would recommend taking it, but maybe take a break every now and again.

  75. Carissa
    January 19, 2009 @ 3:08 am


    Today is my first day on Hydroxcut. It is 1am and I am still wide awake. I took my last dose of one pill around 5PM. After reading jobo’s review I think I am done. So thanks jobo

  76. Marlyn
    January 19, 2009 @ 8:30 am


    I just started a trial size pack (3 tabs) yesterday morning and I couldn’t sleep a minute during the night. My pressure is 180/95. I thing I will discard them.

  77. Madison
    January 23, 2009 @ 1:07 am


    It made me very sick after taking them suppressed my hunger but not in a good way…also made me very nauseous.

  78. Morgan Valencia
    January 24, 2009 @ 12:52 pm


    I took Hydroxycut about 2 years ago and combined it with working out at least 1 hour every day and eating right. I did loose 100 pounds on it in a year I went from a size 20 to a size 12 but then I got pregnant and had to stop taking it. I am now back on it for the last month I have been doing everything the same as before and have not seen any weight loss. I do not know what the deal is but I am going to look for something better starting next week!!

  79. Anakonda
    January 27, 2009 @ 6:15 pm


    I really think Hydroxycut Hardcore is not worth the money. The first day I took it i felt weak, like my bloodpressure was high. I got a bad headache, and i could not sllep at night. Plus i woke up with a bad headache from the day before. My eyes looked droopy and tired, like i havent had sleep, and my faced turned kinda pale. I honestly would not reccomend this product. If you love yourself, and life dont take this product, save yourself from health problems please…………………………………………

  80. Carmen
    January 27, 2009 @ 8:30 pm


    If I had seen all of the comments and side effects that this pill could have two years ago I would have never have taken it. I took hydoxycut about two years ago and after having heart palpitations i stopped taking them. along with feeling not normal and amped up walking around feeling out of my body just plain sick. still today I have heartpalpitations and I honestly think it came from taking the pills because I had no problems before. I would NOT recommend anyone to take these pills. MY sisters boss had a heart attack while taking these pills. If you want to weight please do it the old fashioned way. Save your life

  81. Anonymous
    January 31, 2009 @ 5:20 pm


    I lost 380 pounds in a week! Go hydroxy!!!

  82. Theresa
    February 7, 2009 @ 5:19 pm


    I just started taking the pill I have not lost any whight yet but I will contenue to use it.I am hoping it will work for me as it did for other people.

  83. getdietsolutions bait and switch
    February 14, 2009 @ 9:36 am


    Just want to let everyone know that this site is a bait and switch site that tries to get you to by their house brands. They use comparisons of brand names to “no name” products ending in drene or dra and tell you that this is an unbiased consumer review site. I can almost guarantee this review wont make it to the page or it will be removed. BUYER BEWARE OF THE GET DIET SOLUTION PRODUCTS DECEIVINGLY SOLD ON THIS SITE TO BAIT AND SWITCH YOU FROM YOUR ORIGINAL SEARCH ON GOOGLE FOR HYDROXYCUT.

  84. Antonia
    February 17, 2009 @ 8:42 pm


    Hello everyone. I am 28 years old a mother of three children. I recently gave birth to my daughter who is 4mths old. I recently started taking Hydroxycut on Monday and so far lost 6 pounds. I have also been doing alot of power walking. I have stopped drinking soda and eating nothing past 7pm. For this week I am taking 1 pill in the morning then in the afternoon and no later than 5pm. Hydroxy cut has really curbed my appetite. So far no side effects for me I’ll keep you informed.

  85. gabriel
    February 19, 2009 @ 12:02 am


    yo eh tomado hydroxicut por un mes y me ah dado excelentes resultados,quizas demaciada cafeina no permite dormir facilmente por eso es recomendable no tomar 6 horas antes de ir a dormir,por lo demas a funcionado muy bien para mi y eh bajado 20 lbs en un mes,aunque la fuerza de voluntad es la mejor pastilla de todas

  86. nicole
    February 22, 2009 @ 8:50 pm


    i have been taking this product for 3 wks now and ive lost 12 pds.it works really good.i havent had any side effects.it seems to be working very well for me.

  87. Carl
    March 2, 2009 @ 5:06 pm


    Tried hydroxycut for 10 days lost wieght but started having erection problems, started doing research and that is one of the side effects. I have never had that problem before. Stopped using them and it is going away after a week or so.

  88. CC
    March 15, 2009 @ 4:07 pm


    Wow. I’m getting sick just by reading these comments. A friend recommended this product to me. No Lie that his results were great. But he ended up with insomnia while using Hydroxycut. I rather wait a bit longer to get my results. Good Luck Everyone.

  89. emmanuel@yahoo.com
    March 23, 2009 @ 5:14 pm


    been on the pills for a few days and can already see results.I do 15pushups and 25 situps a day and walk half a mile and eat 3x a day and it works.i had problems sleeping and was feeling kinda numb through the day when i switched to 2pills 3x a day but I went back to one a day 3x a day and evenly distributed h20 throught the day and every thing is fine also DO NOT TAKE CLOSE TO BED TIME IF U HAVENT TAKEN YOUR 3RD DOSAGE by bed time skip and just wait till morning.do not drink to much water at one time.Mann From Bastrop,Louisiana

  90. Nicole
    March 24, 2009 @ 4:04 pm


    I’v been taking the pill for 1 week it gives me the jitters. I could only take 3 pills a day not 6. I go running for about 45 minutes 3 times a week. I hope this really works because I need 2 lose about 25 pounds.

  91. Maurice Jackson
    April 12, 2009 @ 3:04 am


    this product made me feel sleepy and did not want to do anything. It also gave me a real basd stomach ache i recomend you not to use this product.

  92. tara
    April 17, 2009 @ 11:40 am


    try the drink formula instead of the pill form it works beter just try it everyone!!!

  93. steven
    April 21, 2009 @ 8:00 pm


    please do not take these pills … im a 22 year old male and i decide to take hydroxycut just to lose 18 pounds and let me tell you on the third day i started to feel very sick and i started throwing up it was the worst feeling very.. i rather just workout hard and eat very health …. hydroxycut should be banded for good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  94. Aftermidnight
    May 1, 2009 @ 8:52 pm


    I think it sucks, Now a recall gofigure. This stuff will make you sick and feel tired. donot take this .

  95. paul
    May 1, 2009 @ 9:08 pm


    i have been taking hydroxycut for about six months and have had no side affects and lost about 40 lbs.

  96. SParkle
    May 2, 2009 @ 12:03 am


    I also been reading several comments, and what i have read is that the people that are working out, hydroxcut has been working for them right and for those that don’t do work out is not working, well then is not hydroxycut that working for those of you that are doing excercise is the work out that you guys do.

    Think Smart Don’t need Hydroxycut
    Your friend sparkle

  97. Julia Moshkariov
    May 2, 2009 @ 9:52 am


    Today on the news they said that it is bad for you liver, and one person have died form it.

  98. C. Magazine
    May 2, 2009 @ 10:10 am


    I am very concerned about the FDA’s claims about Hydroxycut’s side effects. Upon hearing this I recalled why I quit taking the medication. I nausea, muscle weakness and lethargy. I walk 2 miles every morning but while taking this medication I could barely walk 1/2 mile and get back hme. How do I get a refund on this bottle of 72 tablets?

  99. bob ratliff
    May 2, 2009 @ 6:08 pm


    I took my Hydroxycut back to wal-mart where i purchased it but since i took more than half of it they would not give me a refund. I did not lose any weight on the pills and luckly i did not suffer any damage to my body that I know of. I will get a blood test soon to verify any possible damage.

  100. AJG
    May 3, 2009 @ 4:01 am


    The best thing I have ever used was TetraCal. It was the best weight loss enhancer I have ever used. No problems sleeping, took it in MODERATION, 3 times a week, worked out 5 days a week, took weekends off. Great stuff, alas, ephedra is now illeagal because some people just dont have any self control.

  101. michele.rus
    May 4, 2009 @ 10:54 am


    I have been taking Hydroxycut for two month and have lose 27 pounds while on the pill, I changed the things I ate stopped drinking sodas and just sobe water and taking vitamins,ate more white meats and feel good. I think in my opinion that your water intake play a major role in just how the pills work. Ten cups or more to flush your body is needed.

  102. islam
    May 6, 2009 @ 5:34 pm


    is there any problem if i brest feeding

  103. kim
    May 18, 2009 @ 12:45 am


    the FDA has now pulled all Hydroxycut products from the market as it has been said to cause liver related illness, from pain to jaundice to full out failure. Buyer beware if you try this product, you may get more then you bargained for.
    On the upside you might lose weight during your hospital stay due to horrible hospital food.

  104. Anonymous
    May 18, 2009 @ 10:55 am


    i’m glad they were removed before there are any more deaths and serious liver failure caused. too bad people don’t take the time to read labels. the statement on a bottle of these read: “TAKE AT YOUR OWN RISK.” the manufacturers do that so their rear is covered when lawsuits start rolling in.

  105. Debrah
    May 23, 2009 @ 4:58 pm


    What a crock of mess…did nothing but make me think i was crazy. I didnt lose 1 pound. I tried it for two months, with diet and exercise. HOW CAN I GET MY MONEY BACK??????

  106. MALINDA
    May 27, 2009 @ 5:24 pm


    I took Hydroxycut for a couple of weeks. When i saw the recall I stopped taking it. I called walmart where i purchased it from and I had to talk to the Pharmacy first and was told to bring the bottle back and i would get my money back. I only took 28 of the 60 pills. and sad to say i didnt lose any weight with it. i guess my lazy — needs to exercise…..

  107. anna
    May 30, 2009 @ 11:46 am


    I took Hydroxycut for about two months. I had no side effects, I lost 8 pounds. I have always been working out regularly but couldn’t loose any weight. These pills definitely helped to contol my apetite and I was sweating more while working out. I haven’t turned yellow (yet :-) and still do not have any suspicious simptoms. Hope to stay that way.

  108. Lady Jaz
    June 11, 2009 @ 12:01 am


    I took Hydroxycut for about 6 months or so. I lost a little less than 20 pounds with minimal exercise. I had the jitters and didn’t sleep well.

    I stopped taking it for that reason…now I’m experiencing muscle cramps and weirdness in my nerves.


  109. Progressive
    July 19, 2009 @ 10:01 pm


    Some years ago, I took hydroxycut to help me build my body to include muscle mass and cuts. I was very pleased with the product, after having tried several others. Initially, I was jittery, but that was due to me not following the instructions and not drinking plenty of water as suggested. I also did not exercise.
    After being frustrated with the product, I decided to try again and follow the instructions this time. To my pleasant surprise, I lost 40lbs, got the shape and mass that I was looking for and didn’t experience side effects. I recommend this product and I am considering starting back as I write this comment.

  110. jay wiley
    August 11, 2009 @ 8:52 pm


    took hydroxycut ran a couple miles went to work on the way thought i was haveing a heart attack that was like 6 yrs ago now i have anxiety disorder dizzy spells never resumed working out spent months off work an had to see a heart specialist thanks hydroxycut how do you guys sleep at night after what you have done

  111. RoseBud
    August 16, 2009 @ 10:55 am


    I have never tried Hydroxycut,But I plan on trying it. Go Hydroxycut!!!

  112. Margaret
    August 28, 2009 @ 4:59 pm


    Im started Taking the Thermogenic Hydroxycut Advanced rapid release caplets for 4 days and I like them so far. They give me so much energy! I sleep ok but not like before but it makes me feel good when I wake up in the mornings. I am very concerned about the liver damage but I hate to stop taking them. I love the energy!!! I take only two tablets a day. So far I lost 2 lbs. But I do a little of exercise and try to eat smaller portions. It has taken my nightly cravings away.Plus I drink lotss of water.

  113. jose
    August 10, 2010 @ 1:34 pm


    ive been drinking the hdroxycut advance 4 the past month andi have seen results with it i was weighting 232 lbs on july 12 2010 and now after a month i weught 212 lbs hydroxy cut gives me alot of energy that now i walk and jogg 2-6 mile a day

  114. Alex
    August 11, 2010 @ 5:24 pm


    hydroxycut isnt one of those pills you can take and then sit on your butt expecting results… i would call it more of a workout enhancer… i lose about 50% more weight when working out while on hydroxycut than i do without it…

  115. Me
    September 17, 2010 @ 2:12 am


    Are people so crazy about how much they weigh that they will put thier health at risk? So Sad :(

  116. charlotte schorie
    October 6, 2010 @ 1:41 pm


    I’m sure glad I read this review before I bought HYDROXICUT because I can’t afford to waste any money.

  117. Joineeh
    May 30, 2013 @ 8:12 am



    Started taking hydroxycut the first week I was fine I only took one pill twice a day because of the caffeine .
    It gave me lots of energy and no side effects
    So the next week I added the third pill into my diet the next week I had really bad headache sore boobs made my bowle movement weird and gelly like extream nausea lower abdominal cramps like literally menstral or pregnancy symptoms and when u stop taking the pill or skip a day you feel like strait shit because your body is used to all that caffeine do I stopped taking them after almost a month and I did lose 19 pounds so it does work but the side effects is TOO MUCH
    I STARTED TAKING RASBERRY KEYTONES IT’S BEEN A MONTH SO Far i LOST 28 pound barely working out no side effects I recommend trying it

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