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A Texas company recalled a coffee containing a Viagra-like substance

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A Texas coffee company has recalled one of its roasts as it contains a substance similar to a medication for treating sexual dysfunction in men, according to The Associated Press.

AP reported Friday that Bestherbs Coffee LLC has issued a voluntary recall for its Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee blend.

The recall reportedly follows the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finding the coffee contains desmethyl carbodenafil, which is similar to a substance in Viagra.

FDA spokeswoman Lyndsay Meyer said some customers were buying the product for help having sex.

Meyer added that it is not clear whether the roast works like Viagra, which contains a substance called sildenafil used for treating erectile dysfunction.

Some Twitter users on Friday poked fun at the reported recall over one of the ingredients used by Bestherbs.

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AP reported that no injuries have been reported, but the FDA warns that desmethyl carbodenafil can interact with prescription medicines and lower blood pressures dangerously.

The product also reportedly contains undeclared milk, which could provoke a life-threatening risk for consumers with milk allergies.

The FDA reportedly advised consumers against purchasing the coffee last year due to its Viagra-like ingredient.

Bestherbs, which is based in the Dallas suburb of Grand Prairie, TX, purportedly sold the roast nationwide from July 2014 to June 2016 on several websites and in retail stores.

The company is now notifying its customers of the recall and issuing a full refund for products returned by mail, according to AP.

Albert Yee, who identified himself as the product importer for Bestherbs, said he did not know how much of it was recalled after distribution more than a year ago.

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