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World’s Most Prescribed Medicine: Antibiotics

The increased over-the-counter supply of antibiotics in many countries including India, is worsening antibiotic resistance globally, finds a study highlighting an urgent need for better enforcement of laws. The study found that between 2000 and 2010, the consumption of antibiotics increased globally from 50 billion to 70 billion standard units. A majority of overall increase occurred in India, China, Brazil, ... Read More »