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Products found to contain undeclared medicines

The United States: Public Notification: Ginseng for Reinforcing Kidney contains hidden drug ingredient sildenafil
FDA is advising consumers not to purchase or use Ginseng for Reinforcing Kidney, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement on various Web sites, and possibly in some retail stores.

FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that Ginseng for Reinforcing Kidney contains sildenafil, the active ingredient in the FDA-approved prescription drug Viagra, 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.

Please refer to the following website in FDA for details:

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

Ends/Saturday, February 4, 2017
Issued at HKT 12:00