Health Care Provider Public Service Announcement…
One of the reasons for safety caps on
is to prevent children from poisoning themselves. There are plenty of commonly used household products that have warnings about overdose or about contact with skin. Those things may be a necessary evil. But the unused Prescription Drugs can be disposed of.
The trick is to dispose of old medications in a safe manner.
Safely Dispose of Prescription Drugs on April 26
Saturday, April 26 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.on April 26, bring your unwanted prescription drugs to a collection site near you.
Properly disposing of medicines is important to human health and the environment. If you dispose of drugs on your own, check out these tips from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (PDF).
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Where to dispose of Medication? Visit/Click
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Office of Diversion Control
Do you even know what that old prescription is for? So you need to dispose of the drugs to prevent you from taking the wrong drug for the wrong thing.
One of society’s problems is drug abuse. The war on drugs and the criminal justice system has to deal with the illegal drug use. But some of the drug abuse arises from Prescription Medications, especially among teenagers. So get rid of them.
Flushing drugs down the toilet is the wrong this to do – the drugs end up in our water supply. And of course, the water supply drugs will then end up in fish and meats and plants. And ultimately, will end up in YOU.
This could trigger unknown drug interactions. There are so many pollutants in our environment and in our food, you don’t want to add to the problem by ingesting other people’s unidentified medications.
Dispose of old Prescription Drugs – Safely!
Click the link below now,
so you’ll know where to go on Saturday, April 26.
or Call 1-800-882-9539 if you need assistance.
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