FDA cracks down on over-the-counter sex pills

FDA cracks down on over-the-counter sex pills. But the pharmacists found some that, according to their labels, contained ingredients that could pose risks for patients with heart disease or high blood pressure, or who are prone to seizures. One of the agents asked the clerk which pill "worked the best. S Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about tainted male enhancement products that could pose health risks. When they're sent to the United States, the shipments are usually labeled as other merchandise, like handbags or tea, so that they fly under the radar of FDA inspectors. Derrick Brooks among Hall of Famers threatening to boycott induction ceremonies. A man pleaded guilty in federal court today for his role in a scheme with two Nixa residents.

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FDA laboratory analysis confirmed that Best Candy contains nortadalafil. Nortadalafil is structurally similar to tadalafil, the active ingredient in Cialis, an FDA-approved prescription drug for erectile dysfunction.

Click to read the full report. Pills promising better sex are at the center of a lawsuit filed against a dozen local liquor store owners, as a Los Angeles area law firm brings a multi-state legal threat to its hometown. State agents with the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco arrested three gas station employees for selling male enhancement "supplements" with hidden ingredients. Click to see the full video. Illegal and dangerous erection-inducing products containing Viagra and Cialis are being deceptively sold across San Diego, according to a lawsuit against dozens of San Diego convenience stores.

The suit alleges unfair competition and false advertising. Fifteen convenience stores in the Houston area are carrying an "all natural" male enhancement pill allegedly laced with the active ingredient in Viagra, a prescription drug used to treat erectile dysfunction, according to a federal lawsuit filed Monday in the Southern District of Texas. A local attorney launched a lawsuit against Sunoco gas stations in Detroit for selling male enhancement pills that contain a prescription drug ingredient typically found in Viagra and could lead to serious health risks like death or penis damage.

A federal lawsuit is being filed against Sunoco gas stations in Detroit. They are accused of selling Viagra without a prescription to men who believe they are taking "all-natural" male enhancement pills. A lawyer said dozens of Metro Detroit gas stations were selling real Viagra while billing it as an all-natural supplement.

Viagra can only be sold with a prescription and can be very dangerous if taken while not under the supervision of a doctor. More than 60 Sunoco gas stations in Detroit have been named in a federal lawsuit alleging they have been illegally selling male enhancement pills that have led to health issues, including one death in Detroit.

Sixty-two Sunoco gas stations all over southeast Michigan were named Monday in a federal lawsuit over allegations that they sold Viagra without prescriptions and under misleading circumstances. More than 60 Detroit Sunoco gas stations have been hit with a lawsuit over allegations that they are selling Viagra as "natural male enhancement" pills.

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Outlaw Laboratory, a Houston-based supplement company. Aside from violating the law, pills like these could "interact in dangerous ways with drugs that a consumer already is taking," said Mark Hirsch, an FDA medical team leader, wrote in a report about last year's investigation.

To find out about supplements sold on local shelves, the Sun Sentinel bought six libido supplements from retailers in South and Central Florida and asked two Nova University Southeastern University pharmacy professors to examine them. They evaluated the ingredients listed on the labels but did not test the products. None of them have been recalled. Kevin Clauson, an associate professor specializing in consumer health information, and Dr.

Jorge Varela, a pharmacy instructor, said the products probably would not hurt healthy people. But the pharmacists found some that, according to their labels, contained ingredients that could pose risks for patients with heart disease or high blood pressure, or who are prone to seizures.

Whether the supplements actually do what the packages promise is a question Clauson and Varela could not answer. One of the ingredients listed on the packages that Clauson and Varela looked at was yohimbe or yohimbine, a plant extract used in perscription erectile dysfunction drugs.

The FDA allows the extract to be used in supplements. But a University of California at San Francisco study questioned whether the agency should change that rule because adverse reactions were reported to California's poison control agency.

Representatives with the three companies who distribute the yohimbe-containing products said the extract amounts were within FDA limits. FDA officials said there are no established standards for yohimbe. Notice Your privacy is important to us. S Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about tainted male enhancement products that could pose health risks. They're typically sold at convenience stores or gas stations.

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