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Thursday, September 13, 2012
Limbrel (Flavocoxid) Linked to Acute Liver Injury
Researchers linked 4 cases of liver injury to flavocoxid, based on the records of 877 patients followed by the national Drug-Induced Liver Injury Network. All four people developed signs of liver injury within one to 3 months of starting flavocoxid. The connection to flavocoxid use was considered very likely in 3 of the 4 cases and possible in one of the cases. The good news is that once the product is stopped, liver problems resolve within weeks.