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Taiwan To Continue Listing Some Vitamins as Drug Products

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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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

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