Typically used in Type 2 Diabetes they decrease glucose absorption and increase urinary glucose excretion. FDA Warns of Ketoacidosis Risk with Newer Diabetes Drugs.
May is national high blood pressure awareness month. High blood pressure is probably one of the most common findings during a Dot physical-not surprisingly, as hypertension affects approximately 31% of the U.S. population, which translates to more than 60 million Americans. Having high blood pressure will not only limit how long you can be certified for during the DOT physical, but may prevent you from passing the physical. Most importantly, hypertension causes significant health risks, and can strike without […]
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Weight loss products, are among dietary supplements like the sexual enhancement pills found to contain undeclared pharmaceutical ingredients with potentially harmful side effects. This particular product called “New You” was found to contain sibutramine, a weight loss medication removed from the market in 2010 due to risks of increased blood pressure and pulse rates. Sibutramine, a serotonin-norepinephrine re-uptake inhibitor was associated with increased cardiovascular risks and strokes. Medication Health Fraud Public Notification: New You Contains Hidden Drug Ingredients.
Follow up on previous post. Click photos to view the FDA Flickr website of the recalled sex pills. They include X-Zone Gold, X-Zone 1200, X-Zen Platinum, Mojo Risen, African Black Ant and others. For a more comprehensive list and archives of recalled sex supplement products over the last few years click FDA Previous Recalls.
I see a lot of men with erectile dysfunction in my practice. Some are just eager to show me bag full of these over the counter (OTC) supplements that they’ve paid good money for, but to their dismay don’t work. Well I got tired of seeing those bag full of pills after a while, but I must admit that sometimes I can’t resist some of the colorful names on the bottles like Black Ant, X-zone Gold etc… When some of […]