That success has spawned a shadow industry of largely unregulated "natural male enhancement" products. But according to the FDA, some of these products aren't natural, aren't tested and some might even be dangerous. Here's a list of 10 products the FDA issued health warnings about this year or told manufacturers to get them off the shelves. But the FDA slammed those claims, warning consumers to "stop using them immediately. But because consumers think they are taking a "natural" product they are usually not under a doctor's care.
Also, sulfoaildenafil has not undergone the same clinical trials as sildenafil, so all its effects are not known. Synergy Distribution LLC Stiff Nights It's not clear if "Stiff Nights" is a "dietary supplement" as its maker claims, or a bad b-movie title, but in either case the FDA says men looking to "regain the thunder" should stay clear because the pill really contains sulfoaildenafil, an untested chemical similar to the active ingredient in Viagra, which can interact badly with nitrates and cause low blood pressure.
In August , they told the manufacturer of this supplement to drop the magic act and take it off the shelves because the product's two main ingredients, hydroxyhomosildenafil and sulfoaildenafil, aren't listed on the box, aren't "supplements" and aren't really tested. Magic Power Coffee It's not magic in this instant coffee sold to boost sexual performance. Magic Power Coffee's website says the extra mojo comes from honey goat weed and goji berries. The FDA recalled the product in early December because the "dietary supplement" is secretly supplemented with sulfoaidenafil, a drug similar to Viagra, but not tested.
Vigor Vigor may be keeping hope alive for its users, but the FDA says the product marketed as a "natural dietary supplement to enhance male sexual performance," is really giving consumers a dose of sulfoaildenafil, a chemical similar to sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra. Dangerous interactions with nitrates and low blood pressure are possible. The agency says the pills contain "hydroxythiohomosildenafil, a chemical similar to sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra.
Like sildenafil, this chemical may interact with prescription drugs such as nitrates, including nitroglycerin, and cause dangerously low blood pressure. Time Out Vitalex If patients want Viagra, they visit a doctor. If they want more Vitalex, they might consider a trip to a federal prison in Texas, where company founder Phu Tan Luong is serving a year sentence for an unrelated Medicare fraud. The FDA doesn't recommend hitting up Luong for pills, however.
They say Vitalex's "all natural" and "herbal" concoction is really acetildenafil, another chemical similar to the drug in Viagra, but not tested. In July , U.