In December, the FDA warned the public against using dozens of weight-enhancing and weight-loss products for men after an agency review found that all contained ingredients that were not listed. not on the label. Some of these ingredients, like prescription-only sildenafil and tadalafil for erectile dysfunction and long-banned sibutramine for weight loss, pose risks to people with heart and heart problems.
Sibutramine was banned in 2010 for the risk it posed to the cardiovascular system
In the past few days, some of the manufacturers and distributors of male enhancement products who had been caught in the FDA’s pre-Christmas shopping spree – the agency bought the products from Amazon and eBay – have started issuing their own reminders. As of March 5, the FDA has issued warnings for 9 products and their hidden ingredients. Some, like those in Imperial Extreme, contain both sildenafil and tadalafil, according to the agency.
The FDA is warning consumers, especially those who use drugs that contain nitrates, not to take these products because of the serious health risk. They advise anyone with the products to destroy them. You can find the list of warned products here.
Companies issuing recalls nationwide for male enhancement products include Ummzy LLC for Thumbs up 7 Red 70K, Shogun-X 15000mg, and Krazy Night supplements; and Nuri Trading LLC for Shogun-X 7000, Thumbs Up 7 (Black) 25K, Thumbs Up 7 (White) 11K and 69MODE Blue 69.
The FDA has issued around 160 such warnings since 2017.