Monday, May 2, 2011

Safe Disposal of Medicines by Flushing


This list from FDA tells you what expired, unwanted, or unused medicines you should flush down the sink or toilet to help prevent danger to people and pets in the home. Flushing these medicines will get rid of them right away and help keep your family and pets safe.

FDA continually evaluates medicines for safety risks and will update the list as needed.

*These medicines have generic versions available or are only available in generic formulations.

List revised: March 2010

1Consumers are advised to check their local laws and ordinances to make sure medicines can legally be disposed of with their household trash.

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