Shamit Shrivastav
11 October 2021 - Shamit Shrivastav

Pharmaceutical waste is a growing challenge in India because of the decreasing cost of manufacturing and rampant consumption of medicines to treat common illnesses. Drugs or medicines stored at home are used to treat chronic or acute diseases. Selfmedication practices prompt the user to discontinue medication as soon as the symptoms disappear, leading to excessive storage and mismanagement of unused and expired medicines.

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