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Use of preservative in cosmetic preparation

Introduction Preservative is one of the important ingredients in cosmetic preparations, especially preparation containing high water content. This is because such preparation acts as a suitable medium for growth of microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi. The growth of microorganisms in a cosmetic preparation not only will spoil the preparations …

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Fasting and Medicines

Introduction Fasting is common and widely practiced by the Eastern and Western cultures. Some of the reasons for fasting include religious, health and purification. There are various methods of fasting includes refraining from eating and drinking for a few hours or months. There are also restricting the intake of certain …

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Ask Your Pharmacy

Patient knowledge about medicines information is important to increase the effectiveness of the treatment. Study shows that barriers to rationale use of medicines by patient may contributed by the following factors: patients have inadequate knowledge about medicines patient are not convinced of the need for treatment patients are concerned about …

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Activated Charcoal

Introduction Charcoal is usually made of coal, wood or coconut shell. An activated charcoal is very similar to common charcoal. It is a fine black odourless and tasteless powder used for treatment and regarded as medicines. Activated charcoal has been used since ancient time to treat various types of illness …

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Current MeditagTM Hologram Security Sticker

Registration of Pharmaceutical Products in Malaysia Ministry of Health Malaysia always strive to ensure all pharmaceutical and healthcare products in the market are off good quality, safe, efficacious and regulated according to related laws. Therefore, all pharmaceutical products including health supplements and traditional products should be registered with Drug Control …

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Comparison on medicine advertisements control between Malaysia and United Kingdom

Introduction Medicines advertisement control in Malaysia is different from the United Kingdom. In Malaysia, the system applies are approval from the Medicine Advertisements Board (MAB) whereas in the United Kingdom they are practicing self-regulation control. The following are the comparison of medicine advertisements control between Malaysia and the United Kingdom: …

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