June 20, 2010

Wanna Get Sick? Buy Fake Tamiflu

1 FDA Warns That Fake Tamiflu Is Up for Sale

The Food And Drug Administration is warning consumers that fake Tamiflu is currently available at various online locations. FDA officials say the fake substance is dangerous to people who are allergic to penicillin. According to the warning, the fake drug contains cloxacillin which is similar to penicillin and can kill individuals who suffer from penicillin allergies. If you have taken Tamiflu and you are experiencing difficulty breathing, rapid or weak pulse or swelling of the tongue or throat you should call 911 immediately. Tamiflu is only available by prescription, yet FDA investigators were able to buy 30 yellow and tan capsules online. Each capsule was marked "oseltamivir phosphate" the main ingredient in Tamiflu, but contained cloxacillin. The fake drugs are shipped from India.

More at MSNBC Health | Posted 7 years ago by James Johnson

Tags: FDA, Food and Drug Administration, Tamiflu, Penicillin Allergies

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Magic Power Coffee Is Dangerous

2 FDA Says to Stop Using Sexual Coffee

Magic Power Coffee, marketed as a sexual aphrodisiac, is a dangerous product that can significantly lower blood pressure, says the FDA. MSNBC reports that Magic Power Coffee, an instant coffee, has a chemical that may interact with certain prescription drugs to suddenly lower blood pressure, causing dizziness or lightheadedness. While the FDA isn't aware of any adverse incidents with the use of Magic Power Coffee, they're expressing concern over the product that consumers probably believe is so innocent due to its label as an "all-natural dietary supplement." According to MSNBC, Magic Power Coffee is sold over the Internet and via several independent distributors.

More at MSNBC | Posted 7 years ago by Peggy Rowland

Previously: Caribou Coffee Calories

Tags: Sexual Aphrodisiac, Magic Power Coffee, Lightheadedness, Instant Coffee, Suddenly Lower Blood Pressure, Dangerous Coffee, FDA Warns Against Magic Power Coffee, Natural Dietary Supplement

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