11 Jun '11, 3pm

GSK's Augmentin Oral Suspension drug cleared of plasticiser

GSK's Augmentin Oral Suspension drug cleared of plasticiser

SINGAPORE: GlaxoSmithKline's Augmentin Oral Suspension drug has been found clear of any trace of the industrial plasticisers DEHP and DIDP. The prescription drug is used to treat respiratory tract infections. The Health Sciences Authority took samples of the product for testing on June 7, following media reports in Taiwan about the presence of DIDP in Augmentin Oral Suspension. HSA has since clarified that the formulations of Augmentin available in Taiwan are not available in Singapore. The product available in Singapore has been found safe for consumption.

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