Safe Medication Disposal
During the COVID-19 health crisis, it's MORE IMPORTANT than ever to remove the risk and keep your loved ones safe.
Unused prescription drugs can be dangerous, especially for children, teens and even pets. Misused medications can lead to accidental overdose or addiction. Here are ways you can safely dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs:
Drop off at a take-back location
Many take back locations like pharmacies and police stations accept unused or expired medications year-round. If you can’t find a take back location near you, request a FREE DisposeRx packet.
Find take back locations in your area:
Ellsworth Air Force Base
Safely get rid of unused or expired prescription medication at home.
DisposeRx packets contain an FDA-approved ingredient that chemically and physically neutralizes the drugs when mixed with water. It can be used with pills, tablets, capsules, liquids and powders and thrown away safely at home. Order a FREE DisposeRx packet that is mailed directly to you.
Purchase mail-back packages at participating retail pharmacies
Many pharmacies offer mail-back envelopes for you to safely dispose of your unused medications through the U.S. Mail.