Drug Disposal

Disposal of Unused Opioids After Surgery Improved With Educational Brochure

Disposal of Unused Opioids After Surgery Improved With Educational Brochure

Disseminating an educational brochure improves disposal of unused opioids after surgery.

DEA Drug Take Back Program October 28, 2017: Here Is What You Should Know

The initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue because unused and expired medicines that are not disposed of appropriately are susceptible to diversion, misuse, and abuse, according to the DEA.

FDA's Flush List: Assessing the Environmental Impact

FDA's Flush List: Assessing the Environmental Impact

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Researchers attempted to quantify the environmental effects of disposing certain drugs by flushing them down the toilet, and found that this approach poses a negligible eco-toxicological risk.

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