Learn ways to dispose of medications safely

As a pharmacist, I always understood the importance of proper drug disposal, but it wasn’t until I watched my 2-year-old craft a staircase out of a shoebox, a club-sized package of paper towels and a box of cereal in his determination to retrieve an out-of-reach cookie that I witnessed its importance.  What if he climbed high enough to get into the medicine cabinet? So many others have realized this, too.  One of the most frequent questions I was asked in my career as a retail pharmacist was “How do you get rid of old medications?” Continue reading “Learn ways to dispose of medications safely”