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The United States: Public Notification: "Firminite" Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use “Firminite,” a product for sexual enhancement sold on various websites, including FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that “Firminite” contains tadalafil, the active ingredient in the FDA approved prescription drug Cialis, used to treat Erectile Dysfunction (ED). This undeclared ingredient may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs such as nitroglycerin and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels. Men with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or heart disease often take nitrates. Consumers should stop using this product immediately and throw it away. Consumers who have experienced any negative side effects should consult a health care professional as soon as possible.

Please refer to the following website in FDA for details:

In Hong Kong, the above product is a not a registered pharmaceutical product.

Ends/ Thursday, May 17, 2012
Issued at HKT 10:55
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