29 Apr '14, 1pm

'Herbal Health' products flagged by HSA

'Herbal Health' products flagged by HSA

It was touted as a "herbal health" product intended to improve a man's vigour. But the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) found that it contained undeclared medicinal ingredients used to treat erectile dysfunction, which should not be taken without medical supervision. "In the case of patients with heart conditions, these products can interact with the patients' medications such as nitrates and can cause death," said the authority of the Herbal Health V+ product on Tuesday. Herbal Health V+ was among six products flagged by the HSA. The other five, marketed under the Herbal Health brand by Ace Nutrition International, include Backplus 500mg, RU Special Cream, YI Special Cream, JI Special Cream and Xiang Special Cream. The HSA has since seized the products from the company's premises in Kallang Pudding Road and stopped all sales of these products. "HSA is currently investigati...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/news/singapore/health/story/h...

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