Is it OK to use medications past their expiry date?

This question comes up quite often during consultations with patients. Most patients are concern whether expired medications can cause harm to them when ingested. The good news is that most medications are not harmful even if you inadvertently took them after their expiry dates. In fact, medicine do not suddenly become useless just after their … Read more

Covid-19: Management of Close Contact in Hulu Langat District

PENGURUSAN KONTAK RAPAT COVID19 PKD HULU LANGAT URUSAN: Pemotongan gelang, serahan surat pelepasan kuarantin, Annex17. TEMPAT : KHEMAH , PKD HULU LANGAT, Jln Reko, Hentian Kajang. ISNIN – JUMAAT: 08:30AM – 12:30PM (WALK-IN)(Release Order Close contact) SABTU & CUTI UMUM : 09:00AM – 12:30PM (WALK-IN)(Release Order Close contact) AHAD : TIDAK BEROPERASI URUSAN: Pemakaian gelang, … Read more

I have allergy. Can I take the Covid-19 vaccine?

This is a well-written and well-researched article by Dr. Amar Singh, and would be of great interest for those who have history of allergy and are considering taking the Covid-19 vaccine. As we implement the National Covid-19 Vaccination Programme, those of us who are healthcare professionals have numerous friends and acquaintances asking us about the … Read more

Home Quarantine Guidelines for Covid-19 Patients with no or mild symptoms

As the number of Covid-19 patients increases, our hospitals are quickly running low in beds, tests, personnel and resources. As such, the Health Ministry has issued new guidelines for quarantine. Those Covid-19 patients with no or mild symptoms are no longer admitted to our hospitals for quarantine. Instead, they are required to do self-quarantine at … Read more