Apr 08 , 2019
Here’s Why You Need to Throw Out Old Medicine
Whether it’s past the expiration date or no longer needed, it’s important to properly dispose of useless medicine. Getting those prescriptions out of your home reduces the chance that others accidentally or intentionally misuse the medicine and it helps keep those drugs out of the environment. Plus, you’ll have more bathroom storage space once you declutter your bathroom cabinet and drawers.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accidental drug overdoses are relatively common with prescription opioids alone accounting for 142,557 trips to the emergency room. Here’s a clever use for an empty prescription bottle.