The tire represents the material environment involved in the production and distribution of Metformin. Globalization played a vital role in the consumption of Metformin as French Lilac, the plant material that is used for extracting Metformin, lives in a temperate climate, which is not common in Mexico. The cultivation of french Lilac and its transportation, together with the centralized manufacture and distribution of Metformin, reveals a global network of pharmaceutical landscape in the soil of Mexico City.

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