Malaysian Clinical Pharmacy Symposium (MCPS) 2.5 Last updated on

Written by Tang Jia Wen, commitee member of MCPS 2.5   On 27 July 2019, the Malaysian Clinical Pharmacy Symposium (MCPS) 2.5 – A Cancer Therapy Counselling Workshop was held in International Medical University (IMU). It had successfully gathered pharmacists from different backgrounds and provided a conducive platform for them to exchange ideas and thoughts […]

Thinking Outside the KOTAK Last updated on

Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a PRP at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast   Established in 2016, the Oral Health Program – Kesihatan Oral Tanpa Asap Rokok (KOTAK) is a prominent initiative by the Ministry of Health Malaysia and the Ministry of Education Malaysia which aims to […]

Practical Guide to Diabetes Management in Ramadhan Last updated on

Written by Bryan Tan – Marketing and Communications Associate at YPC, currently a PRP at a retail pharmacy, and pun enthusiast   Malaysia is one of the countries with a high prevalence of diabetic patients. Malaysia is also a country which majority of its citizens observe the Ramadhan fast every year. Diabetic patients who fast […]

Recall of Losartan Last updated on

On early March, the Ministry of Health Malaysia released a statement regarding the recall of 7 types of medication containing the active ingredient Losartan. This came about after some of these angiotension II receptor blocker (ARB) were found to contain unacceptable amount of nitrosamine, a substance which is possibly carcinogenic, or has the potential to […]

Stop Taking Nan Bao! Last updated on

If you are one of those who consumes ‘Nan Bao’ capsules, be aware that the Health Ministry’s National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) has released a statement that all sellers and distributors of this traditional supplement to stop all sales and distribution as it is against the Sale of Drugs Act 1952 and the Control of […]