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Pharmaceutical waste in our ecosystem is the huge burden for our future generations, especially in developing countries. It can be in every place even in drinking water after water treatment. It was observed the presence of over the counter drugs such as ibuprofen, naproxen, acetaminophen and antibiotic such as sulfamethoxazole, trimethoprim, erythromycin the most in the environment. Among all result, Carbamazepine which is known to treat epilepsy was found the most in the environment when the results were compiled from different parts of the world due to its low biodegradable properties. The current article is focused on the occurrence of pharmaceutical waste in the last eight years (January 2010- July 2018) published research work.