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Posted May 26, 2017

Herbal "Sexual Enhancement Coffee" Recalled, One Death Reported

On May 25, 2017, Caverflo.com issued a recall of Caverflo Natural Herbal Coffee, an "herbal" instant coffee promoted for sexual enhancement, because it was found to contain the drugs sildenafil and tadalafil. 

Caverflo.com has received a report of an individual death after use of the coffee.

Sildenafil, the active ingredient in the prescription drug Viagra, tadalafil, the active ingredient in Cialis, and vardenafil , the active ingredient in Levitra, are prescribed for erectile dysfunction. These drugs can cause symptoms like headache and flushing, and can interact with medications containing nitrates such as nitroglycerine, resulting in dangerously low blood pressure.

The product may also contain undeclared milk.

Recalled Caverflo Natural Herbal Coffee was distributed nationwide from April 2016 through February 2014 through the company's website, Caverflo.com. It can be identified by the following: 

  • Packaging: 25 gram black foil packs
  • UPC: 9555671709994

Consumers who have purchased this product should not use it and should discard it, and should contact their doctor. Consumers and healthcare providers may also report any adverse reactions to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting Program.

(See ConsumerLab.com's Review of Sexual Enhancement Supplements for tests of related products.)

See Related Warnings:

Twenty-one Sexual Enhancement Products Recalled

FDA Warns Consumers Not to Use Twelve Energy and Sexual Enhancement Supplements

Twelve Sexual Enhancement Supplements Found to Contain Prescription Drug

Sexual Enhancement Supplement Contains Undeclared Drugs

Fourteen Enhancement Supplements Found to Contain Undeclared Drugs

Imported Supplements Can Be Dangerous, FDA Warns

"Herbal Viagra" Taken by Lamar Odom Was a Known Problem

Three Male Enhancement Supplements Found to Contain Drug

Hidden Drug Found in Six Sexual Enhancement Supplements

To read the recall, use the link below.