Man has six-hour erection: Energy Drink contains too much Viagra recall

In fact, the sugar-containing beverages act due to their high caffeine content of these substances. You can, however, also act as vasodilator, was not previously known.

Energy Drink in Zambia contains Viagra active ingredient

In Zambia, a specific type of Energy Drink have now been withdrawn from sale. The Accusation:

Natural Power of High Energy Drink SX is supposed to contain the Viagra active ingredient of Sildenafil – an active ingredient that is otherwise included in the infamous blue Viagra tablets.

It was noticed, the vasodilatory effect of the Drinks only after a man from Uganda, had complained to the consumption of the drink over a six hour erection and heart rhythm problems.

Up to three Viagra tablets per 250-Milliliter vial

After examination of the ingredients of the drink, it turned out that the Drink contained only traces of the active ingredient. Between a value of 68.5 and 71.3 milligrams of Sildenafil per 250-millilitre were found in vials.

For comparison: Viagra manufacturer Pfizer is offering the drug in three different variants. Consumers can choose between tablets with 25, 50 and 100 milligrams Sildenafil.

The equivalent of the Energy Drink contains one vial of the active ingredient of two to three Viagra 100mg tablets. That the substance was in the Drink present, was not noted on the packaging.

Authorities speaker keeps Energy Drink for “danger”

A authorities spokesman is holding the drink is “a danger to the health of the population”, as the local newspaper “Lusaka Times” reported.

The problem is the use of Viagra-active ingredient is because it can cause consumers severe side effects.

Users complain, for example, head – and stomach pain. In extremely rare cases, the intake may result of Sildenafil to vision impairment or even blindness. The active ingredient is therefore subject to prescription.

Manufacturer has not responded yet to the allegations

The manufacturer of Energy Drinks has not commented officially on the allegations. An anonymous employee holds the recall, according to “the Lusaka Times” for a “Plan to close us down.”

The Energy Drink has already been on the market for years, there had never been a single complaint, he continues.

Energy Drink often because of the caffeine content in criticism

In Germany, Energy Drinks in the last years due to their high caffeine content in criticism.

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