The impact of scientific prescribed medications are tremendous and cannot be overemphasized. Irrespective of scientific prescribed medications impacts, in recent epoch it has attracted some criticisms on its efficacy. Prescribed medications are medications from scientific treatments or cure which is the widely accepted approach to curing or treating illnesses and diseases. On the other hand, traditional prescribed medications which are non-scientific tend to be less utilized, ignored and extremely criticized by pure scientists. The criticisms surrounding scientific prescribed medications escalated during the era of COVID-19. While some people resorted to the use of scientific prescribed medications of COVID-19 vaccines to cure the corona virus, others shifted to the use of traditional prescribed medications of herbs and plants. Whereas people who used scientific prescribed medications recovered slowly and recorded high rates of deaths, those who were treated through traditional prescribed medications recovered more quickly with extremely lower death rates. Consequently, several questions have been raised on the effectiveness of scientific prescribed medications which have vehemently been debated by scholars in the past who contended scientific prescribed medications being the main cause of illnesses and deaths especially in the US. This paper overviewed why people undertake scientific prescribed medications, the adverse effects of scientific prescribed medications and suggested remedies.
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