Fake medicine sold in Malaysia could kill you

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Fake medicine sold in Malaysia could kill you

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In Malaysia, cheap counterfeit drugs - passed off as brands like Panadol and Viagra, fertility and weight loss pills, to anti-cancer drugs, cholesterol medication and blood pressure drugs - can be bought from provisions shops and medicinal halls. But these may contain little or no active ingredients or substances like steroids and painkillers that could cause organ dysfunction. 

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