Once released, the fat is purportedly flushed out of the system through normal metabolic processes. These treatments are very popular despite the facts that there has been little research on the efficacy and safety of the drugs and that they lack of FDA approval. The FDA has said, "...these are unapproved drugs for unapproved uses and we cannot guarantee consumers' safety." Furthermore, there is no evidence to demonstrate it is effective as a weight loss treatment.Choose your weight loss program as carefully as you choose your food and the types of exercise that work for you. The difference could be more money in your pocket and less weight on your body.