Why PM Modi Has Advised Against Taking Antibiotics Without Prescription: The Risks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared his concerns regarding the overuse of antibiotics in his monthly address to the nation on his radio program ‘Mann Ki Baat’. He urged people not to take antibiotic medicines without a doctor’s prescription as this could lead to problems for the individual as well as society at large.

Prime Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem and scientists from around the world have called for action against the epidemic of antibiotic-resistant infections.

Government is committed to stop antibiotic resistance. You must have noticed that antibiotic medicine strips have a red line to warn you – Narendra Modi

A Video That Explains The Antibiotics Resistance Problem In India

Antibiotic-resistant infections are a fast growing problem and the only way to curb the problem is to ensure that we use antibiotics wisely and only when necessary. Here’s a video explaining why one shouldn’t take antibiotics without prescription: