[Pharmwaste] Study may lead to an increase in unwanted antibiotics

Ed Gottlieb EGottlieb at cityofithaca.org
Tue Aug 2 08:46:40 EDT 2016

We all have been told how important it is to finish taking the full course of antibiotics, even if the symptoms go away.
A new study challenges this teaching.  If these results are duplicated for other types of infections, expect an increase in the amount of unwanted antibiotics that require safe disposal.


Ed Gottlieb
Chair, Coalition for Safe Medication Disposal
Industrial Pretreatment Coordinator
Ithaca Area Wastewater Treatment Facility
525 3rd Street
Ithaca, NY  14850
(607) 273-8381
fax: (607) 273-8433
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