Previously, there was some risk for the selection of antibiotic resistant bacteria in wastewater treatment plants, but sales in Stockholm County have fallen sharply in recent years, and so the levels in wastewater have also decreased.
Studies have shown that even low concentrations of antibiotics in the environment may trigger antibiotic resistance and should therefore be taken to ensure that as little as possible end up in our environment.
Environmental information for the substance is not available on Fass.se. It is voluntary for manufacturers to publish environmental impact information on Fass.se.
Author: The Pharmaceutical unit of Region Stockholm