April 30 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
Not positive what to do with all the medication cluttering up your medication cupboard? Old painkillers. Expired antibiotics. Piles of prescriptions or over-the-counter medicines you by no means completed for one purpose or one other.
You know it’s important to hold them out of the arms of different individuals, particularly you probably have kids or youngsters in the home. But, you’ll be able to’t flush them down the bathroom as a result of they’ll get into the water provide and contaminate it. And throwing them out isn’t an choice — that poses security and health hazards.
So, what to do?
The reply is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, hosted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), this Saturday, April 30 — a secure, nameless and free technique to eliminate unused or undesirable medicines.
You can carry your previous or undesirable medicines to authorised places across the nation and safely eliminate them. And release some area in your medication cupboard for that daring new lipstick you’ve been eyeing.
Visit the DEA website for extra info.