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Fish Pharm

WL 91 WL 91 WL 91 WE 91 WL 91 WL 21 WL 91 WL 91 WL 91 WL 91 20% 33% 2% 46% Carbamazepine Norfluoxetine Antidepressant by-product (3.2 nanograms/gram) Diphenhydramine Antihistamine (1.4 nanograms/gram) Diltiazem Antiseizure (2.3 nanograms/gram) Antihypertensive (0.13 nanograms pergram of fish fillet tested) Carbamazepine The traditional foe of water quality is waste from factories and farms, but now environmental regulators are eyeing a new pollution source: our medicine chests. Fish caught downstream Fish Pharm These pills represent the relative amounts of four pharmaceutical drugs found in fish pulled from Chicago's from sewage treatment plants in five U.S. cities contained traces of pharmaceuticals and toiletries, Baylor University researchers found in a recent study. You'd have to eat tons of fish for such small concentrations to affect human health, but the products North Shore Channel and tested by Baylor scientists. could pose a threat to marine life. To assess the risk, the EPA * PERCENTAGES EXCEED 100 BECAUSE OF ROUNDING. has expanded monitoring to 150 sites, with results due in 2011. BLUE ANTIHISTAMINE PILLS (TOP) ARE NOT INCLUDED IN PERCENTAGES.

Fish Pharm

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The amount of pharmaceutical drugs found in fish.

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