FDA Issues Recall For Duro Extend Capsules For Containing Ingredient That Might Actually Work

It’s one thing to market a pill for “male enhancement” that doesn’t work; it’s another to market one that might and not tell customers about the ingredient that could be causing it to work. Just ask the folks behind those Duro Extend Capsules For Men, who have issued a recall after the FDA found they contain Sulfoaidenafil, an analogue of sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra.

From the FDA recall notice:

Use of this product may pose a threat to consumers because the analogue may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs (such as nitroglycerin) and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels. Consumers with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or heart disease often take nitrates. ED is a common problem in men with these conditions, and consumers may seek these types of products to enhance sexual performance.

Below are the lot numbers and expiration dates for the recalled packs of Duro:
Lot Number (Expiration Date)
80320A (3/2011)
80516A (5/2011)
80710A (6/2011)
80819 (8/2011)
80519A (8/2011)
81104 (11/2011)
81104A (11/2011)
81104B (11/2011)
90226A (2/2012)
90226 (2/2012)
90226B (2/2012)
90612 (6/2012)

Consumers who have Duro Extend Capsules in their possession should stop using them immediately. In the event of any adverse side effects due to the consumption of these products, consumers should contact a physician immediately. Any adverse events that may be related to the use of these products should be reported to the FDA’s Med Watch Program by fax at 1-800-FDA-0178 or by mail at Med Watch, HF-2, FDA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852-9787. or on the Med watch website at http://www.fda.gov/safety/medwatch/default.htm9

Any unused Duro Extend Capsules should be returned to the retail location from which it was purchased or to the Intelli Health directly if it was purchased from them as a part of its Direct Response Program:
Intelli Health Products
80 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL 33130
Phone: 1-800-861-6022

Duro is just the latest male enhancement pill to be popped by the FDA for sulfoaidenafil. Last spring, they recalled dozens of so-called “herbal supplements” for containing the drug.

Intelli Health Products, Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Duro Extend Capsules for Men Marketed as Dietary Supplements [FDA]


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  1. DeepHurting says:

    Pills of this nature that could actually work?
    That’s a hard one to swallow.

  2. Darrone says:

    The first time a recall actually IMPROVED sales.

  3. Cheap Sniveler: Sponsored by JustAnswer.comâ„¢ says:

    Where do I buy recalled pills?

  4. Bativac says:

    I remember when I was in college, one of my roommates and I noticed a couple empty packs of this stuff in the bathroom trash. That 3rd roommate never lived it down.

    …We gave him a hard time.

  5. Sean says:

    Sounds to me like the FDA protecting Big Pharma.

  6. Blueskylaw says:

    I swallowed one of these pills and it got stuck in my throat.
    I had a stiff neck for hours.

  7. quijote says:

    This stuff actually works? Well I think that’s just terrible. Anyway, can’t talk now gotta run to the store–*door slam*…*screeching tires*

  8. BeyondtheTech says:

    Considering how hard it is for some people to get Viagra, this could be an alternative, if they can find it before it’s snapped up.

    • lucky13 says:

      I think it’s not that hard to get Viagra, it’s just really expensive (from what I hear – can’t speak from experience).

  9. ParingKnife ("That's a kniwfe.") says:

    “Male enhancement” is such a bizarre euphemism. It sounds like something that turns you into a cyborg.

    I got news for you guys: Size doesn’t matter, okay? Okay, it does, sometimes with some people. Not enough that you’ll never get laid. Relax, acquire some skills, and stop incentivizing these people to send me junk mail.

  10. p. observer says:

    the average penis length is 5 1/2 inches the average penis length of someone who googles average penis length is 3 1/2 inches. kudos if you know where i got that from

  11. CrazyPiggy says:

    on side note, but still related: in Spanish Duro means hard.

  12. gman863 says:

    If the FDA finds more drugs like this I suspect more recalls will be cumming.