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Products found to contain undeclared medicines

The United States: Public Notification: Male Silkworm Moth Nourishing Oral Liquid contains hidden drug ingredient vardenafil
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to purchase or use Male Silkworm Moth Nourishing Oral Liquid, a product promoted for sexual enhancement. This product was identified by FDA during an examination of international mail shipments.

FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that Male Silkworm Moth Nourishing Oral Liquid contains vardenafil, the active ingredient in the FDA-approved prescription drug Levitra, 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.

Please refer to the following website in FDA for details:

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

Ends/ Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Issued at HKT 16:00