FDA issues alert for True Man and Energy Max products

May 14, 2007

The FDA is advising consumers not to purchase or use True Man and Energy Max products promoted and sold as dietary supplements throughout the U.S. Both products—touted as sexual enhancement aids and treatments for erectile dysfunction (ED)—are illegal products that contain potentially harmful, undeclared ingredients.

The FDA is advising consumers not to purchase or use True Man and Energy Max products promoted and sold as dietary supplements throughout the U.S. Both products—touted as sexual enhancement aids and treatments for erectile dysfunction (ED)—are illegal products that contain potentially harmful, undeclared ingredients. The supplements contain substances called analogs, which have similar structures to active ingredients in approved prescription drugs. Consumers should discontinue use of True Man and Energy Max and consult their healthcare professional about approved treatments for ED. The undeclared analogs may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs such as nitroglycerine and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels. Men with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or heart disease often take nitrates. Consumers should report adverse events related to these products to