Scrip is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By


Taiwan To Continue Listing Some Vitamins as Drug Products

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Taiwan's health department says it will continue listing certain vitamins and other treatments as drug products. The Department of Health currently lists vitamins that are injected, have a high dosage, are single prescriptions or claim treatment effects. As an example, officials cited vitamin D as a natural substance, but D3 is not, so a calcium tablet with that element is regarded as a drug product. The decision was announced at a meeting with experts on listing vitamins as food products. (Click here for more



Ask The Analyst

Please Note: Click here for more information on the Ask the Analyst service.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts