Thursday, September 20, 2012

The team tested 87 UPS products for erectile dysfunction, and 70% contained active ingredients. For these "dietary supplements", there are three molecules of known drugs: the molecule of sildenafil (Viagra), one of tadalafil (Cialis) that vardenafil (Levitra). It has nutritional supplements that contain one of these three products, "and that should not contain them, they are sold as natural products," says Myriam Malet-Martino, but there are also pills or capsules that contain of "like" is to say very similar molecules of these products, but different. "The problem, says Myriam Malet-Martino, is that those products have never been tested on humans, have not been subject to any authorization on the market! We have absolutely no idea if they can have toxic side effects ... " "Especially for some dietary supplements, two" similar "mixed! And then we do not know either the risk of potentiation between molecules, "adds St├ęphane Balayssac, lecturer. And there are problems especially in the assays, especially for like. These products have anyway impact on the cardiovascular system. With some, it is a big leap into the unknown!