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How to Dispose of Unused Medicines

Image of Publication Cover Most drugs can be thrown in the household trash, but consumers should take certain precautions before tossing them out. A few drugs should be flushed down the toilet. And a growing number of community-based "takeback" programs offer another safe disposal alternative. Learn what steps you should take.

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration
Released: 2011
Pages: 2
Publication ID: 943
Item number: 943

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