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Dietary Supplement Recalled, Contained Viagra

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Ariadna Cossio5 years ago

ACTRA-Sx 500 Dietary Supplement, a general multivitamin, has been recalled by its maker, Body Basics Inc., after a test found traces of Sildenafil Citrate, an ingredient in Viagra, a drug used to treat erectile dysfunction.

Risk From the Drug

The presence of this substances poses a risk in that in case dangerously lower blood pressure and that it can interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs (for example, drugs for diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol). Symptoms of low blood pressure include light headedness and dizziness.

About the Recall

  • This drug came in a purple and gold capsule in a bottle with the UPC code 830733002015 printed on it.
  • The supplement was sold mostly to independent distributors in the Los Angeles area, and directly to some consumers.
  • The product was not sold online.
  • Anyone who has purchased, or suspects they have purchased this product can contact Body Basics toll free at: 800-595-2718.
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