The Protein Shoppe, LLC has announced a voluntary recall of all lots of Red-E Male Enhancement Tablets at the consumer level. The recall was initiated after an FDA analysis found the product contained undeclared sildenafil, a phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE-5) inhibitor used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Although sildenafil is an active ingredient in another drug approved by the FDA, its use in the Red-E formulation has not been approved by the FDA.
The undeclared PDE-5 inhibitor in the product may pose serious health risks to consumers with underlying medical conditions. The substance can interact with prescription drugs such as nitroglycerin, causing a dangerous drop in blood pressure. Consumers with diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart disease often take nitrates.
The product, Red-E (male enhancement tablet), is marketed as a nutritional male enhancement supplement, the product is an octagonal scored tablet with “red” embossed on either side of the small dry line. plastic bag with a black label stapled to it. The Red-E pill was sold online at RGV Protein Shoppe.
Customers in possession of Red-E pills should stop using them and return them to the place of purchase.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact The Protein Shoppe by phone at 956-687-3539, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. , LLC, 101 E Exp. 83 Ste. A-1 Pharr, TX 78557.
Consumers should contact their physician or health care provider if they have encountered any problems which may be related to the intake or use of this product.