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Products found to contain undeclared medicines

The United States: Public Notification: “Libido Sexual Enhancer” Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient hydroxythiohomosildenafil, hydroxyhomosildenafil, sildenafil, and tadalafil
FDA is advising consumers not to purchase or use “Libido Sexual Enhancer,” a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement on various websites, including FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that “Libido Sexual Enhancer” contains the undeclared ingredients hydroxythiohomosildenafil, hydroxyhomosildenafil, sildenafil, and tadalafil. Hydroxythiohomosildenafil and hydroxyhomosildenafil are structurally similar to sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra, an FDA-approved prescription drug for Erectile Dysfunction (ED). Tadalafil is the active ingredient in the FDA-approved prescription drug Cialis, used to treat Erectile Dysfunction (ED). These undeclared ingredients 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 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, March 22, 2013
Issued at HKT 14:00