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Products found to contain undeclared medicines

The United States: Public Notification: “X Zen Platinum” Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient Sildenafil and Tadalafil
FDA is advising consumers not to purchase or use “X Zen Platinum”, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement on various websites, including and in some retail stores. FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that “X Zen Platinum” contains sildenafil and tadalafil, the active ingredients in the FDA-approved prescription drugs Viagra and Cialis, respectively, 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/ Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Issued at HKT 12:00