Erectile Dysfunction, Depression Drugs Mixed Up
Dec. 10, 2020 — Sildenafil and trazodone tablets have been recalled by pharmaceutical distributor AvKare as a result of the medicine have been “inadvertently packaged together” once they have been bottled by a third-party vendor, in response to the corporate.
Sildenafil is the energetic ingredient in Viagra, used to deal with erectile dysfunction, and trazodone is used to deal with main melancholy.
The recall is for 100 milligram (mg) sildenafil tablets, lot 36884 with an expiration date of 03/2022, and 100 mg trazodone tablets, lot 36783 with an expiration date of 06/2022, CNN reported.
Consuming sildenafil unintentionally could result in severe well being dangers for folks with underlying medical points, the FDA stated. The drug work together with nitrates present in some pharmaceuticals (similar to nitroglycerin) reducing blood strain to harmful ranges. People with diabetes, hypertension, or coronary heart illness usually take nitrates.
Meanwhile, taking trazodone by mistake could trigger sedation, dizziness, constipation, and blurred imaginative and prescient, the FDA stated.
Avkare stated it would not know of any sufferers being harmed by the recalled merchandise, CNN reported.
For extra details about the recall, shoppers can contact AvKARE at 1-855-361-3993.