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Risks of counterfeit ED medicines
Sales of counterfeit ED medicine are increasing. From street peddlers to thousands of websites, the proliferation of these fake medicine is everywhere. Vendors of counterfeit ED medicines make wild claims and boast of wonder results, preying on the insecurities of their customers.
These counterfeit ED medicines might be cheap but can be ineffective - or worse, be harmful.
Together with the World Health Organization (WHO), pharmaceutical industry and drug regulators, counterfeit medicine is defined as, "a medicine, which is deliberately and fraudulently mislabelled with respect to identity and/or source.
Counterfeiting can apply to both branded and generic products, may include products with the correct ingredients or with the wrong ingredients, without active ingredients, with insufficient active ingredients or with fake packaging."
Simply put, counterfeit medicines are known to:
Not contain any active medicine
Have dangerous additives such as boric acid, lead-based paint and cement
Possess poor safety and tolerability rates.
The outcomes of such consumption are best avoided:
Poor safety and tolerability of the drug could cause health complications.
Waste of money - product is not what it claims
Don't put your life at risk - always get your prescribed medications from authorized health care professionals.