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Prosolution tablets

Safety advisory

8 November 2013

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has tested two samples of a product labelled Prosolution tablets and found that one of those samples contained the undeclared substances tadalafil and sildenafil. The sample tested by the TGA that contained tadalafil and sildenafil is a counterfeit version of Prosolution tablets.

  • Tadalafil and sildenafil should only be used on the advice of a medical practitioner and requires a prescription by a medical practitioner. The taking of medicines containing tadalafil and sildenafil without the advice of a medical practitioner poses a significant and serious health risk

A photograph of the product tested by TGA which contained tadalafil and sildenafil appears below.

prosolution blister tablet packaging
Counterfeit blister pack of Prosolution
tablets tested by the TGA

Prosolution tablets (counterfeit or otherwise) have not been assessed by the TGA for quality, safety or efficacy. 

Prosolution tablets (counterfeit or otherwise) are not approved for sale in Australia.

Information for consumers

  • Consumers should be aware there is a counterfeit version of Prosolution tablets available for purchase.
  • If you have any concerns arising from your use of this product, the TGA recommends that you stop taking it and consult your health care practitioner.

Action the TGA is taking

The TGA is working with Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) to help stop future shipments of the Prosolution tablets containing tadalafil and sildenafil or other undeclared prescription substances from entering Australia. Any such tablets found at the border by ACBPS 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
  • 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