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The United States: Public Notification: “Vicerex” Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient Tadalafil
 
FDA is advising consumers not to purchase or use “Vicerex,” a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement on various websites and in some retail stores. FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that “Vicerex” 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: http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/ResourcesForYou/../ucm351085.htm

In Hong Kong, the above product is not a registered pharmaceutical product. Related news has been released by FDA and was posted on the website of Drug Office on 3 May 2013.


Ends/ Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Issued at HKT 12:00

 
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