National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Have medications that are expired or that you no longer use? Safely dispose of them April 28.

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is hosting National Prescription Drug Take Back Day for you to safely and easily dispose of your old or unneeded medications. Not only is it safer for the environment, but certain medications can be especially harmful if they fall into the wrong hands or are taken by someone other than the person to whom they were prescribed.

Find a collection site

Click here for more info about National Prescription Drug Take Back Day and collection sites near you.

Unavailable on April 28?

See Food and Drug Administration (FDA) disposal guidelines (including: prescriptions, over-the-counter drugs, fentanyl patches, and inhaler products at Dispose of Unused Medications.

Prescription medications play an important role in treating many conditions and diseases. When they are no longer needed, it’s important to dispose of them properly to help reduce accidental exposure or intentional misuse.