Fat-Melting Injections: Dangerous, Unproven but Widely Available

LipoDissolve is the brand name for an injectable drug that is supposed to melt fat. The patient gets a series of injections that supposedly dissolve the bonds between fat cells, and the body then flushes the fat away. Sounds great, doesn't it? Patients who've had these injections have told the Food and Drug Administration that they've developed painful knots under their skin, scarring, deformities and other bad outcomes.

What's worse, the drugs used -- chemicals called phosphatidylcholine (PC) and deoxycholate (DC) -- have never been proven to be effective for these promoted purposes.

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