The Impact of Prescription Drugs on the Environment – Infographic

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When people take prescription medicine, it’s supposed to make you feel better. But once the medications have been washed out of your system, they enter the waterways and begin to pollute the environment. Although the amount of medicine that comes from one person has a small impact, as more and more people begin taking prescription medicines, the concentrations that are entering the waterways begin to increase.

Check out the infographic below to see the impact of prescription drugs on the environment.


Impact of Prescription Drugs on the Environment


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