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HSA Alert: ‘Lung Tan Tsao’ found to contain potent topical steroid

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) is alerting members of the public not to purchase or consume the product below. These products may pose serious health risks as they were tested to contain potent medicinal ingredients including a steroid and an antihistamine. Product name Potent medicinal ingredients ‘Lung Tan Tsao’‘蘢膽草清血解毒藥(丸)’ ChlorpheniramineDexamethasone How potent is Dexamethasone? Dexamethasone is a […]

HSA Alert: Undeclared Potent Ingredients Found in Four Skin Creams

An Infant has been hospitalised for using the following topical creams. An unlabelled diaper cream supplied by a traditional practitioner in Malaysia ‘D’Splendid Kidzema Cream’ ‘CLAĺR DE LUNE P. Tuberose Day Cream’ CLAĺR DE LUNE S. Involcurata Night Cream’ An infant (less than one-year-old) developed Cushing’s syndrome following the use of an unlabelled cream for […]