Advisory - Unauthorized sexual enhancement product "Rhino 69 Extreme 10K" seized from Riverdale Trading Company in Toronto

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OTTAWA, June 30, 2017 /CNW/ -

IssueHealth Canada is advising Canadians that

the unauthorized sexual enhancement product "Rhino 69 Extreme 10K" may pose serious health risks because its label says that it contains a prescription drug (yohimbe extract (bark)). Health Canada seized the product from
Riverdale Trading Company in Toronto (760 Queen St E, Toronto, ON).

Who is affected

  • Consumers who have bought or used Rhino 69 Extreme 10K

Affected products

  • Rhino 69 Extreme 10K

What consumers should do

  • Stop using this product. Consult with your health care professional if you have used it and have health concerns.
  • Read product labels to verify that health products have been authorized for sale by Health Canada. Authorized health products have an eight-digit Drug Identification Number (DIN), Natural Product Number (NPN) or Homeopathic Drug Number (DIN-HM). You can also check whether products have been authorized for sale by searching Health Canada's Drug Product Database and Licensed Natural Health Product Database.
  • Report adverse events to health products to Health Canada by calling toll-free at 1?866?234?2345, or by reporting online, by mail or by fax.
  • Report complaints about health products to Health Canada by calling toll-free at 1?800?267?9675, or complete an online complaint form.

BackgroundYohimbine is a prescription drug and should be used only under the supervision of a health care professional. Yohimbine is derived from yohimbe, a bark extract. The use of yohimbine or yohimbe may result in serious adverse reactions, particularly in people with high blood pressure, or heart, kidney or liver disease. Side effects include increased blood pressure and heart rate, anxiety, dizziness, tremors, headache, nausea and sleep disorders. It should not be used by children, or pregnant or nursing women.

What Health Canada is doingHealth Canada seized the product from the retail location. Should additional retailers or distributors be identified, Health Canada will take appropriate action and inform Canadians as necessary.

For more informationStay connected with Health Canada and receive the latest advisories and product recalls using social media tools.

To learn more about natural health products and other self-care products, visit Canada.ca/selfcare-products.

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SOURCE Health Canada



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