Counterfeit drug to treat erectile dysfunction | Health Alert

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The Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris) issued a health alert on the falsification of Cialis, the drug for treating erectile dysfunction.

This product is also prescribed for the treatment of urinary symptoms associated with an enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia.

The manufacturing company reported to the authority that does not recognize batches A91377K and C599653, presentation of 20 mg and 5 mgrespectively, in the case of counterfeit products.

In addition to this, Cofepris informs that lot A890217K in jar is also fakesince said presentation is not authorized for Mexico.

Cofepris warned about the risk posed by the consumption of Cialis belonging to counterfeit batch numbers, since all counterfeit drugs are considered a health risk because their transport, storage and handling conditions are unknown, so their quality cannot be guaranteed. , effectiveness and safety.

The authority published the characteristics that the fake products present. Lots A91377K and C599653 do not have a route of administration legend and have a hologram stamp, and lot A890217K comes in a bottle.

In case of having any presentation of counterfeit batches of Cialis, it is recommended to suspend consumption and report any adverse reaction or discomfort caused by this medication to the email [email protected], as well as submit the relevant health complaint at gob.mx /coffepris.