Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water

Pharmaceuticals in water can cause biological effects and ecological accumulated in organisms such as mammals, fish, amphibians and reptiles, and may be associated with health problems in humans. In fact, many water treatment facilities may not be able to remove all of these types of manufactured compounds or substances.

ONEWATER and Pharmaceuticals in Water

ONEWATER┬« filters reduce up to 10x more drinking water contaminants. It’s all about giving you and your family pure, clean and healthy water.

ONEWATER reduces trace levels of five different categories of pharmaceuticals that may be found in drinking water:

  • Hormones/Steroids

Including prednisone, prednisolone, progesterone, and cortisol.

  • Antibiotics

Including ciprofloxacin, used to prevent certain infections caused by bacteria, as well as sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim, which are used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections including pneumonia, and urinary tract and intestinal infections.

  • Antidepressants

Including fluoxetine, prescribed to treat a variety of conditions, including depression and other mental/mood disorders.

  • Anti-anxiety medication

Including meprobamate, a treatment used to relieve nervousness or tension that exceeds stress of everyday life.

  • Painkillers

Including ibuprofen and naproxen.

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