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Are Inhalers a Major Source of Pollution?

Data on the carbon footprint of inhalers from other scientific publications were reviewed, as well as independently certified reports. The data analysis revealed a potential reduction in financial and environmental cost. Replacing 10% of MDI inhalers using hydrofluoroalkanes (HFAs) with dry powder inhalers (DPI) delivering less expensive medication in the same category, could reduce drug cost in England by £8.2 million ($10.5 million) each year.  Read more....



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