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The United States: Public Notification: “AFFIRM XL” Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient Sulfoaildenafil
FDA advised consumers not to purchase or use “AFFIRM XL,” a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement on various websites, including FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that “AFFIRM XL” contains the undeclared ingredient sulfoaildenafil. Sulfoaildenafil is structurally similar to sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra, an FDA-approved prescription drug for erectile dysfunction (ED). This undeclared ingredient may interact with nitrates, which are found in some prescription drugs, such as nitroglycerin. This interaction may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels. Men with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or heart disease often take prescription drugs that contain nitrates. 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/ Friday, April 05, 2013
Issued at HKT 17:00

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