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Antiepileptic (Anti-Seizures)

Introduction Epilepsy is a condition caused by sudden uncontrolled electrical changes which occur on parts of the brain. The changes cause interruption towards normal brain functions. This may lead to multiple seizures attack, loss of consciousness, and uncontrolled body movement. Epilepsy is often managed by prescribing antiepileptic or anticonvulsant to …

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Tranexamic Acid

The use of Tranexamic Acid is to prevent and control excessive bleeding after undergoing a specific procedure or surgery; especially in patients who have high risks of bleeding. These are patients who are suffering from hemophilia; a kind of genetic disease that causes the sufferer to have blood clotting abnormality.

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Food Supplement Products Which Are Mixed With Banned Substances

Food supplement products are not regulated under Poison Act 1952. They are under control of Food Safety and Quality Division, Ministry of Health. The division monitors and takes action for any offense related to acts regulated by them. However, food or drink supplements which are known to be mixed with substances that are regulated under Poison Act 1952 will be monitored and controlled by Pharmacy Enforcement Division (PED), Ministry of Health. This division, on the other hand, will take necessary actions to any products manufacturer or importer who has offended the law.

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