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Erec-Bull tablets

Safety advisory

10 January 2014

Erec-Bull tablets pose a serious risk to your health and should not be taken.

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has tested Erec-Bull tablets and found that they contain:

  • Erec-Bull packagingthe undeclared prescription substance yohimbine.
  • consumers are advised that yohimbine is a prescription-only substance in Australia; however it is not approved for supply in any registered medicine within Australia.
  • yohimbine is also a prohibited import under Customs legislation without appropriate permits. yohimbine can pose serious health risks for people with underlying risk factors.

The supply of Erec-Bull tablets is illegal.

Erec-Bull tablets have not been assessed by the TGA for quality, safety or efficacy as required under Australian legislation, and the place of manufacture is not approved by the TGA.

Erec-Bull supplement factsTGA investigations have shown that people in Australia may have bought the product online.

Erec-Bull tabletsInformation for consumers

  • Stop taking Erec-Bull tablets and take any remaining tablets to your local pharmacy for safe disposal.
  • If you have any concerns arising from your use of this product, consult your health care practitioner.

Action the TGA is taking

The TGA is working with Australian Customs and Border Protection Services (Customs) to help stop future shipments of Erec-Bull tablets from entering Australia.

If these tablets are found at the border by Customs they will be seized and destroyed.

The TGA is advising consumers to exercise extreme caution when purchasing medicines from unknown overseas Internet sites. Products purchased over the Internet:

  • may contain undisclosed and potentially harmful ingredients; and
  • may not meet the same standards of quality, safety and efficacy as those approved by the TGA for supply in Australia.

Report counterfeit medicines and medical devices

If you are worried about counterfeit medicines or medical devices, and want to report an issue, you can report the matter to the TGA:

Phone: 1800 020 653
Online: Report a perceived breach of the Therapeutic Goods Act or questionable practices relating to therapeutic products