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Nation 29 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

Do not use these three traditional medicines

PUTRAJAYA: Three traditional remedies have been found to contain scheduled poisons, said the Health Ministry.

Nation 01 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

Traditional pill ‘Sta-lions’ for erectile dysfunction has poison

KUALA LUMPUR: The public is urged to cease using the traditional pill 'Sta-lions' because it contains a scheduled poison 'Tadalafil' which has several side effects.

Nation 04 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Latest malaria drug may be available in government hospitals in January

KUALA LUMPUR: The latest malaria combination drug treatment approved by the World Health Organisation will enable patients to reduce the treatment period to three days from the present 14 days.

Nation 02 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Ministry bans two traditional medicinal products

PETALING JAYA: The public is advised to stop buying and using traditional product MYMEN PLUS Capsule 400mg after it was found to contain a scheduled poison.

Nation 23 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Use diabetes drug with caution, says ministry

KUALA LUMPUR: Medical practitioners have been advised to use Avandia only with approved indications in treating diabetes, while patients receiving treatment must adhere to medical advice.

Community 21 Sep 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

RM2mil worth of expired medicines seized in raid

BUTTERWORTH: An assortment of expired medicines worth more than RM2mil were seized from a double-storey house in Taman Desa Murni, Sungai Dua, here.

Nation 20 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Drugs still added to health supplements despite being banned

PETALING JAYA: One was banned and another controlled, but appetite suppressant drugs sibutramine and phentermine are still added to traditional medicines and health supplements by unscrupulous manufacturers.

Nation 20 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Traditional product ‘Pao Ni Kang’ deregistered; contains poison

KUALA LUMPUR: The Drug Control Authority (DCA) has cancelled the registration of the traditional product "Pao Ni Kang" because it contains the scheduled poison "Repaglinide", Director-General of Health Datuk Seri Dr Hasan Abdul Rahman said on Friday.

Nation 30 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

‘Twee Hong Suah’ products taken off shelves

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry has ordered the 'Twee Hong Suah' traditional medicine products be taken off the shelves immediately because they contain mercury which exceeds the permissible level.

Nation 12 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Govt to save costs on medicine with good governance programme

KUALA LUMPUR: The Government hopes to save hundreds of millions of ringgit with the implementation of the Good Governance for Medi­cines Programme.