In a latest development in the realm of unsafe drugs, Body Basics Inc. recalls ACTRA-Sx 500 Dietary Supplements across the region of the United States. The recall was made after the analysis of the dietary supplement that reveals that the supplement contains Sildenafil Citrate an ingredient which is being widely used for the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction.

According to various reports the active drug ingredient Sildenafi Citrate is not listed on the label that accompanied the drug. The Lot that was recalled with this announcement is 008-A, and reported an expiration on December 2013.

According to expert reports the drug ingredient Sildenafil Citrate present in the food supplement has inherent tendency to react with nitrates that are one of the basic components of many prescription drugs which could ultimately lower the blood pressure of human body to dangerous levels, particularly in those people who are taking medications for high blood pressure, diabetes, increased cholesterol or cardiac diseases.

The food supplement in the context ACTRA-Sx 500 comes in the form of capsule in gold and purple color and is made available in bottles of 5 counts.

After a roll back of the product the manufacturer has appealed various medical stores and distributors not to sell the supplement. The manufacturer has also appealed to consumers to return the product to their nearest retail outlet if they are in the possession of any such product with the mentioned lot number. Company has also assured that all returns will be refunded.

The company has warned customers not to handover their product to any lab or testing agency that claims to determine if the product you possess is contaminated or not. The company has categorically said that there is no possible means (practical or economical) to assess if the product you are in possession is contaminated. Consumers with some acute queries and concerns could reach Body Basics at 800-592-2718.

The company has asked consumers, medical officers, clinicians or dealers to report adverse reactions pertaining to this product to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either by fax or by mail. Following are some of the ways that people can use to report adverse reactions:

• Complete and submit the report online: www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report.htm

• Download form or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178

The manufacturer of the dietary supplement Body Basics Inc. has assured all possible assistance to the concerned authorities and consumers to ensure safety. The company has said that it will continue working for the welfare of American people and society and has appealed to consumers, physicians and other concerned agencies to help them fullest in their pious endeavor.