The Side Effects of Prescription Drugs on the Environment. {Infographic}

drugs and earth

From the time production begins until long after they are consumed, harmful chemicals have numerous opportunities to affect our soil, air and water.

Side effects drug companies don’t bother to disclose.

The infographic below details some of the many ways modern prescription drugs are impacting the environment. It also illustrates the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) current recommendations on the safe disposal of drugs and medications by consumers.

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