Of health hazard with product (strong or product for the purpose of thin figure effect) sold under the pretense of so-called health food in Yokohama-shi, for preventing, monitoring of examination of purchase and advertisement instructs.
As a result of performing examination of purchase by mail order, and having analyzed in Yokohama City Inst. of Health, pharmaceutical products ingredient "sildenafil" used for treatment of erectile dysfunction (we refer to [3, 4]) was detected by 3 products.
We asked for instruction, measures as violation of law such as pharmaceutical products medical equipment to Tokyo which had jurisdiction over distributor because pharmaceutical products medical equipment violated this in regulations of law Article 55 Paragraph 2 (prohibition such as sale, the conferment of no approval unlicensed drug).
In addition, there is no report of health hazard currently.
※Law such as pharmaceutical products medical equipment: Official name "law about quality, effective and safe securing of pharmaceutical products, medical equipment"
Summary of 1 product and pharmaceutical products ingredient which was detected
Summary of product and pharmaceutical products ingredient which was detected
|Brand name||Straight sprite piece||Deer's antler sprout kidney treasure||Virtue country buff stick|
|Inner capacity||Six tablets||10 capsules||7 capsules|
|Pharmaceutical products ingredient which was detected||Sildenafil||Sildenafil||Sildenafil|
|Quantity that was detected||123 mg in one tablet||94 mg out of 1 capsule||30 mg out of 1 capsule|
Product photograph (attached sheet pdf) (PDF: 200KB)
- By taking this product, health hazard might occur. When symptom suspected that it is caused by product appears, you cancel remedy promptly, and please consult medical institution.
- In so-called "health food" sold on the Internet, ingredient which hurts its health may be included. As there is case which health hazard produces a lot so far by taking these, please be careful at the time of the purchase.
- Please consult about health hazard suspected that it is caused by taking product mentioned above to Health and Social Welfare Bureau medical care security section or each ward Health and Welfare Center Health Sanitation Division.
Citrate of sildenafil is approved as pharmaceutical products (brand name: Viagra locks) in the country.
In addition, adaptation of approved sildenafil citrate and main side effects are as follows.
Adaptation: Erectile dysfunction
Side effect: Vasodilatation, headache, heartbeat
Warning in attached document:
Depression action reinforces by combination with nitric acid agent which is medicine for high blood pressure and angina or nitric oxide (NO) grant agent (nitroglycerine, amyl nitrite, isosorbide dinitrate), and please be careful as you may lower blood pressure excessively.
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