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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) says recent market surveillance activities have revealed that Vigoura capsules, Osompa natural capsules, X plus men power bitter syrup, Laud P. capsules, Anidaso goodman capsules and Time natural capsules purported to be herbal medicinal products have been adulterated with sildenafil, a synthetic pharmaceutical ingredient used in the formulation of a prescription-only-medicine for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
The use of sildenafil and other prescription-only-medicine without advice of a medical practitioner according to FDA may have serious and life threatening health implications.
In a press release copied to GhanaNewsOnline.com.gh, the FDA says the market authorization of Vigoura capsules and Osompa natural capsule have been revoked with immediate effect.
Its says X plus men power bitter syrup, Anidaso goodman capsules, Laud P. capsule, time natural capsule have not been registered by the FDA and are therefore not expected to be on the Ghanaian market.
The FDA said all advertisements on the above-mentioned products must cease with immediate effect.
The Food and Drugs regulator said it is ensuring that the products are recalled from the market and the necessary regulatory sanctions applied.
Source: Adovor Nutifafa