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The United States: Wood-E: Public Notification - Undeclared Drug Ingredient Sildenafil
FDA is advising consumers not to purchase or use Wood-E, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement. FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that Wood-E 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. Wood-E is sold on various websites and in some retail stores. Consumers should stop using this product immediately and throw it away. Consumers who have experienced any negative side effects should consult a healthcare professional as soon as possible.

Please refer to the following website in FDA for details:

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

Ends/ Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Issued at HKT 14:30
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