Redline Energy Drink Spurs Nausea, Chest Pain, Suit Says

By Gavin Broady (October 23, 2012, 5:49 PM EDT) -- A man who says he was hospitalized after drinking Vital Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s Redline energy supplement launched a putative class action in Florida federal court Tuesday, claiming the drink can cause chills, vomiting, convulsions, chest pain and rapid heartbeat.

Adam Mirabella says Vital deceptively markets Redline as a safe source of energy while being fully aware that the drink causes extreme adverse health effects, and that numerous consumers, including himself, have been hospitalized as a result of Vital's failure to warn consumers of Redline's dangers.

"The product is intended to safely provide energy," Mirabella said. "However, it instead causes adverse health effects....

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