DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day April 26

April 11, 2014

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will collect unused medications at sites across the country during its National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 26.

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will collect unused medications at sites across the country during its National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 26.

From 10 am to 2 pm on that day, consumers are encouraged to safely and legally dispose of any unneeded pills, including prescription pain pills and other controlled substance medications.

The take-back service is free and anonymous, and DEA officials will accept tablets, capsules, and all other solid dosage forms of unwanted medication. Consumers can black out personal information on prescription bottles or empty the medications from the bottles into the bins provided.

More than 3.4 million pounds of unwanted medication have been disposed of during previous DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Days. Click here to find a collection site near you.

 

 

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