Responsible use of antiparasitic medications: Protecting the environment

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Protecting the environment

Published 16 June 2023 | Updated 14 February 2024

There have been concerns about the effect of the use of parasiticides on the wider environment for some time. Initially the main concerns related to the use of neonicotinoids for pest control in plants and the effect that this was having on bees and other insects. There is already a wide literature base available regarding the impact of pharmaceuticals on the environment with many of these papers being published in journals that cover toxicology and environmental science. See the In The Spotlight: Veterinary medicines and the environment .

The following are a selection of papers, reports, and resources, specifically related to anthelmintics and other antiparasitic medications.

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