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Title: Disposal of expired medication
Authors: Spiteri, Shanice Marie
Attard Pizzuto, Maresca
Sammut Bartolo, Nicolette
Azzopardi, Lilian M.
Keywords: Medical wastes -- Management -- Malta
Medical wastes -- Environmental aspects
Hazardous wastes
Issue Date: 2018-09
Publisher: University of Malta. Department of Pharmacy
Citation: Spiteri, S. M., Attard Pizzuto, M., Sammut Bartolo, N., & Azzopardi, L. M. (2018, September). Disposal of expired medication. Poster session presented at the 78th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Abstract: A poster presentation regarding the disposal of expired medication. Introduction: The use of an appropriate method for disposal of expired medication is an important aspect from an environmental point of view due to the impact of active pharmaceutical ingredients and degradation products which may have different repercussions. In recent years, the presence of pharmaceuticals and their metabolites in groundwater has been recognized to impose health risks to the general public. Aims: To assess methods used by the public with respect to disposal of expired medication.
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