Coffee Recalled For Containing 'Viagra Like Ingredient'

This coffee is being recalled because it contains a Viagra-like ingredient

An erectile dysfunction-type drug was found in coffee in Texas, prompting the coffee company to recall the roast, according to Thursday reports.

"Desmethyl carbodenafil is structurally similar to sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra, an FDA-approved prescription drug for erectile dysfunction", the FDA said in a statement. Marketed as a male enhancement product, the coffee posed a particular risk to men who had diabetes, high blood pressure or cholesterol, or those with heart disease.

Bestherbs Coffee distributed this product from July 2014 through June 2016.

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Other brands such as Stiff Bull Herbal Coffee and Caverlo Natural Herbal Coffee also faced similar recalls.

When the product was sold it was promoted as a male enhancement compound, without revealing it has effects similar to Viagra.

Both the FDA and Yee said there had been no consumer health issues related to his company's coffee. Each box includes 25, 13-gram packages of instant coffee.

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Many rely on their morning cup of coffee to give them that extra get-up-and-go to get out the door.

Bestherbs Coffee owner Albert Yee told the Washington Post he expected over hundred bags of the product to be returned after the recalls began last week.

The FDA recommends that customers who have the aforementioned ad-dick-tive substance should return it to Bestherbs Coffee LLC and contact their doctor, (or partner, depending on the circumstances).

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This is not the first time that coffee products containing Tongkat Ali have been recalled. The manufacturer is attempting to notify its customers of the voluntary recall.

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