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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.

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 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 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 29 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

Health Ministry to probe pill-popping schools

PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry is to investigate claims that schools in several states are encouraging their pupils to take “get smart” pills that are supposed to help them perform well in the coming UPSR.

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 17 Oct 2013 | 2:45 PM Premium

Six traditional products with high levels of heavy metal

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry has cautioned Malaysians against consuming several brands of traditional medicine from China and Hong Kong.

Nation 27 Dec 2013 | 4:17 PM Premium

Health Ministry bans Taiwan-made pimple cream

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry has banned cosmetic product 'Sensual Meiji Skin Renewer Cream' which was found to contain the scheduled poison azelaic acid.

Nation 28 Dec 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

Poison-laced cosmetic cream taken off shelves

KUALA LUMPUR: The suppliers of Taiwan-manufactured cosmetic product Sensual Meiji Skin Renewer Cream have been ordered by the Health Ministry to take the product off the shelves.

Nation 11 Jun 2014 | 8:31 PM Premium

Health Ministry bans two cosmetic products with scheduled poison

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry has advised consumers to avoid buying and using two cosmetic products which have been tested and found to contain scheduled poison that are prohibited in cosmetic products.