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Herbs and dietary supplements:
- Certain combinations of traditional Chinese medical herbs
- High doses of vitamin A
- Certain dietary supplements for weight loss
- Polychlorinated biphenyls
- Carbon tetrachloride
- Yellowing of the eyes and skin known as jaundice
- Dark or brown-colored stools
- White or light-colored stools
- Loss of appetite
- Pain in the upper right portion of the abdomen
- Dark or tea-colored urine
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov
Occupational Safety and Health Administration http://www.osha.gov
Hepatitis C Caring Ambassadors Program http://hepcchallenge.org
Hepatitis C Education and Prevention Society http://www.hepcbc.ca
Toxic hepatitis. Canadian Liver Foundation website. Available at: http://www.liver.ca/liver-disease/types/toxic-hepatitis.aspx. Accessed May 28, 2013.
Toxic hepatitis. University of California San Francisco Medical Center website. Available at: http://www.ucsfhealth.org/conditions/toxic%5Fhepatitis/. Accessed May 28, 2013.
10/14/2013 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: US Food and Drug Administration. OxyElite Pro: Health advisory—Acute hepatitis illness cases linked to product use. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm370857.htm. Published October 8, 2013. Accessed October 14, 2013.
- Reviewer: Daus Mahnke, MD
- Review Date: 03/2014 -
- Update Date: 05/08/2014 -
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