Black Storm tablets pose a serious risk to your health and should not be taken.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has tested product labelled Black Storm tablets and found that the tablets contain the undeclared substances sildenafil and vardenafil
Consumers are advised that sildenafil and vardenafil are both prescription-only substances in Australia.
The supply of Black Storm tablets containing undisclosed sildenafil and vardenafil is illegal.
Black Storm tablets have not been assessed by the TGA for quality, safety or efficacy as required under Australian legislation, and the place of manufacture is not approved by the TGA.
TGA investigations have shown that a number of people in Australia may have bought the product online.
Black Storm tablets – Information for consumers
- Stop taking Black Storm tablets and take any remaining tablets to your local pharmacy for safe disposal.
- If you have any concerns arising from your use of this product, consult your health care practitioner.
Action the TGA is taking
The TGA is working with the Australian Border Force (ABF) to help stop future shipments of Black Storm tablets from entering Australia.
If these tablets are found at the border by the ABF they 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