Garcinia Cambogia (HCA) Supplements

Garcinia Concern

12/02/2019
Another case of liver failure associated with the use of Garcinia cambogia has been reported. For details, see the Concerns and Cautions section of the Garcinia Cambogia Supplements Review.

Garcinia Warning

8/27/2018
Be aware that Garcinia cambogia extracts, touted for weight management, may cause liver injury, as suggested by two recent case reports. See the Concerns and Cautions section of the Garcinia Cambogia Supplements Review for details.

Mania From Garcinia

9/16/2016
There are recent reports of people experiencing mania when taking Garcinia cambogia (HCA). For details see the Concerns and Cautions section of the Garcinia Cambogia Supplements Review >>

Does Garcinia cambogia Work?

9/05/2014
A recent study in obese women found that taking a Garcinia cambogia extract for two months did not impact weight -- although it did modestly reduce triglyceride levels. This adds to an already mixed picture about the effects of Garcinia. Learn more about this and earlier studies, see our bottom line about Garcinia's efficacy, and see how popular brands of supplements have fared in our tests in the updated Garcinia Cambogia (HCA) Supplements Review >> 

Danger Using Antidepressant with Garcinia cambogia

5/30/2014
Taking the popular weight supplement Garcinia cambogia along with a common antidepressant may cause toxicity, according to a new report. For more details, as well as our tests of Garcinia cambogia supplements, see the Garcinia Cambogia Supplements Review >>  (Also see the CL Answer about supplement interactions with antidepressants.)