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The United States: Public Notification: Maxidus contains hidden drug ingredient sildenafil
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Maxidus, a product promoted for sexual enhancement. This product was identified during an examination of international mail shipments. FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that Maxidus contains sildenafil, the active ingredient in the FDA-approved prescription drug Viagra, used to treat erectile dysfunction. This undeclared ingredient may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs, such as nitroglycerin, and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels. People 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. Related news was previously issued by Australia Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), and was posted on the Drug Office website on 5 Aug 2017.

Ends/Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018
Issued at HKT 15:00