FDA warning after erectile dysfunction drugs found in e-cigarette liquids

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018, file photo, a high school principal displays vaping devices that were confiscated from students in such places as restrooms or hallways at the school in Massachusetts. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
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You might want to be careful with your e-cigarette, especially if you're a guy.

In October, the FDA issued a warning letter to HelloCig over two e-liquids containing tadalafil and sildenafil. Those are the main ingredients in erectile dysfunction drugs.

The FDA says by not labeling the e-liquids with those ingredients, there is a risk to people with erectile dysfunction, high blood pressure, heart disease and other conditions.

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"These FDA-approved prescription drugs are not approved for inclusion in e-liquid products sold over the counter and are therefore being sold illegally," the FDA put in its warning letter.

At last report from the FDA, HelloCig had not responded to the warning letter and did not respond to a request Wednesday by Eyewitness News.

The FDA reported there had been no adverse effects reported, but said consumers should stop using the e-liquid immediately.