Report: Half of Viagra pills sold on Internet could be counterfeit

09/29/2004 | Reuters

A study by British researchers indicates as many as half the alleged Viagra pills sold via the Internet could be fake. Analysis of the pills found many contained different components or less of the active ingredient, sildenafil, than those produced by Pfizer. The researchers warned the counterfeit pills could be dangerous if they contain too much sildenafil, which increases heart pressure.

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