30 May, 2024
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Common Medications You Had No Idea Are Banned In Other Countries – Health Digest

In Singapore and Japan, common decongestant medications like Tylenol Cold, NyQuil, Sudafed, Nasofed, or Vicks inhalers are subject to bans due to their active ingredient, pseudoephedrine. As a decongestant drug, pseudoephedrine is typically used to alleviate symptoms associated with nasal congestion (a blocked nose), which easily happens when you catch a cold, the flu, a […]

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Food Additives That Are Banned In Europe (But Not In The United States) – Health Digest

Titanium dioxide (also known as E171) has been a staple food additive for decades, primarily used to impart a vibrant white color to various foods, ranging from baked goods and sandwich spreads (think mayo) to soups, sauces, and salad dressings. However, recent developments have led to its banning as a food additive by the European […]