Erectile dysfunction drug and anti-depressant accidentally turned into a factory

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The pharmaceutical company Avkar has issued Remember Wednesday for two different The drugs after the pills were inadvertently mixed during bottling, according to a new report. The FDA. The generic drugs called are sildenafil, which is used to treat erectile dysfunction, and trazodone, an antidepressant and sedative. Needless to say, you don’t really want to mix those two.

Inadvertently taking sildenafil can be dangerous for some patients because it can lower blood pressure and interact badly with other drugs, especially those taking nitrates to treat conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, the FDA said. Warns. Sildenafil is the active ingredient in the brand-name Viagra that lost its patent protection earlier this year.

But it is almost certain that some people, especially older patients, may find an antidepressant like Trezodon when they are trying to get an erection. Trezodone, which is used to treat major depressive disorder and anxiety, can cause drowsiness, dizziness, constipation and blurred vision, according to the FDA. Grandpa wouldn’t be too difficult if he accidentally took Trezodon, He may fall asleep on his sadness Drive home from one Loot call failed.

Anyone in possession of drugs with the following identifiers should not take the drug:

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Sildenafil tablets, USP

  • Lot: 36884
  • Expiry date: 03/2022
  • NDC No .: 42291-748-01

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Trezodon tablets, U.S.P.

  • Lot: 36783
  • Expiry date: 06/2022
  • NDC No .: 42291-834-10

The Tennessee-based Avcare has entered into several agreements with the U.S. government, including the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs. The combination of the two drugs occurred in a third-party bottling company whose identity is not on the FDA’s press list. New Jersey-based Emnil Pharmaceuticals acquired a 65% stake in Avkar in 2019 but Avkar still operates as the sole private label generics pharmaceutical company.

A spokesman for Avker did not immediately respond to a request for comment early Thursday. Most pressurefully, Gizmodo will want to learn the name and location of the third party facility where the mixing took place. We would also like to know if this feature has made a mistake in the past.

Avkar encourages anyone with questions to call 1-855-361-3993 from Monday to Friday (9:00 am to 5:00 pm). Patients can also call Avkare’s customer service number at K-customer5–36161–399-33 or email customer service @ to find out how they should return the product.