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Cancer Angiogenesis biology and therapeutics
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Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of Labeesity® for Weight Management and Fatigue in an Obese Female Patient with Hypothyroidism: A Case Report

Aman Shah Abdul MajidA*, Elham FarsiB, Natesan VijayalakshmiC, Syarifah Aisya Syed AmranD, Mahibub Mahadmadsa KanakalE, Zarina Thasneem ZainudeenF*

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Journal of Angiotherapy 3(1) 132-137 https://doi.org/10.25163/angiotherapy.31206861406240619

Submitted: 14 May 2019  Revised: 17 June 2019  Published: 24 June 2019 

Labisia pumila extracts based products will require robust studies to be conducted utilizing larger patient numbers and over extended periods of time to rule out any potential toxic effects.

Abstract


In this study, we aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety administration of Labeesity® 125mg, an anti-obesity natural product supplement available in the market. A clinical obese female with medication-controlled hypothyroidism volunteered for this trial. The patient was supplemented with Labeesity® 125mg twice daily for 40 days. The hematological, serum biochemical, subject characteristic were recorded before and after treatment. When compared with the baseline reading, the treatment was favorable for weight loss, with hip and waist circumference reduction. It also improved the patient’s general quality of life over the course of 40 days. There was no treatment related negative clinical symptoms except for mild bloating which dissipated after the second week of supplementation. Furthermore, there were no significant hematological and biochemical alterations, except for a slight fluctuation in uric acid. Labeesity® 125mg intake for the volunteer is assumed to be generally safe with moderate improvement in weight reduction, body composition and serum lipid profile. Longer period of observations on the effects of Labeesity® 125mg would be required to evaluate if the positive effects seen would persist beyond 40 days of intervention. Therefore, strong evidence to support the potential effectiveness and long-term benefits of Labisia pumila extracts based products will require robust studies to be conducted utilizing larger patient numbers and over extended periods of time to rule out any potential toxic effects.

Key words: Labisia pumila, Labeesity®, Safety, Efficacy, Anti-obesity

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