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Prescription Drug Disposal Precautions

Prescription Medications National
Prescription Drug
Take-Back Day

April 26, 2014


Saturday, April 26 is National prescription Drug Take-Back Day.  The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.
  How to Dispose of Medicines Properly

NEVER: Flush expired or unwanted prescription and over-the-counter drugs down the toilet or drain unless the label or accompanying patient information specifically instructs you to do so.

DO: Return unwanted or expired prescription and over-the-counter drugs to a drug take-back program or follow the steps for household disposal below.

1ST CHOICE: DRUG TAKE–BACK EVENTS
See information above for take-back dates, times and locations in north Brevard area.

2nd CHOICE: HOUSEHOLD DISPOSAL STEPS
  1. Take your prescription drugs out of their original containers.
  2.  Mix drugs with an undesirable substance, such as cat litter or used coffee grounds.
  3.  Put the mixture into a disposable container with a lid, such as an empty margarine tub, or into a sealable bag to avoid it leaking from garbage trash bag.
  4.  Conceal or remove any personal information on the empty containers, including Rx number, by covering it with permanent marker or duct tape, or by scratching it off before disposing of them.
  5.  The sealed container with the drug mixture, and the empty drug containers, can now be placed in the trash.

How Proper Disposal of Medicines Protects You and the Earth:



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