Many people who've been prescribed pain medications are tempted to hang on to any leftovers in case they need them in the future. But this practice can have deadly consequences if children or pets accidentally ingest these drugs. Play it safe by promptly disposing of unused prescription medications at community take-back events or local drop-off spots.
Oct. 31, 2019
- Disposal of unused pain medications. https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/consumer-health/in-depth/opioid-disposal/art-20381382. Accessed Oct. 11, 2019.