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Pharmacists Encourage Americans to Consider Medicine Cabinet Cleanout Among New Year's Resolutions
Date:1/4/2011

nything you have not used in the past 12 months.
  • Properly dispose of any prescription medications you no longer need. Do not share prescription medications with others.
  • Properly dispose of medicines no longer in their original container or that can no longer be identified.
  • Properly dispose of medicines that have changed color, odor or taste.
  • Do not flush unused or expired medications and do not pour them down a sink or drain.* They should be disposed of properly in the household trash or through your community's medication disposal program, when available. Follow these easy steps before disposing in the trash:      
    • Pour medication into a sealable plastic bag. If medication is a solid (pill, liquid capsule, etc.), add water to dissolve it.
    • Add kitty litter, sawdust, coffee grounds (or any material that mixes with the medication and makes it less appealing for pets and children to eat) to the plastic bag.
    • Seal the plastic bag and put it in the trash. 
    • Remove and destroy ALL identifying personal information (prescription label) from all medication containers before recycling them or throwing them away.

  • *Visit www.smarxtdisposal.net for more information and for a list of medications that should be flushed.

    About the American Pharmacists Association

    The American Pharmacists Association, founded in 1852 as the American Pharmaceutical Association, represents more than 62,000 practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and others interested in advancing the profession. APhA, dedicated to helping all pharmacists improve medication use and advance patient care, is the first-established
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