Parabens – Is there a risk by taking medicinal products containing them?

Parabens are preservatives which avoid microbiological contamination of drug products (by mushrooms or microorganisms) and stop the degradation of active substances (which diminishes the medicinal product efficacy). Parabens are present in certain foods, cosmetics and medicinal products. Their type and concentration are different depending on the concerned product. They are esters of the para-hydroxybenzoic acid…