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Dispose of Unused Medications Properly
·         Step 1: Crush or dilute medication
·         Step 2: Put medication in plastic bag
·         Step 3: Add kitty litter, sawdust, or coffee grounds to      
                      plastic bag
·         Step 4: Seal plastic bag and place in trash







NOTE: Most medications should not be flushed, but there are a small number that should be. Check with the pharmacist to find out if medications should or should not be flushed. 

Because You Care

 
 
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  1. Drug and other allergies
  2. Drugs to which you experienced a negative reaction (couldn't tolerate it)
  3. Name of drug – generic and brand names
  4. Dose
  5. Start and stop dates
  6. What the pill/capsule/liquid looks like
  7.  A record of any side effects experienced
  8. What the drug is treating
  9. How and when to take the medication
  10. What not to do when taking the medication
  11. Over the Counter medications and supplements with their doses
  12. Recently completed prescriptions
  13. Name/contact info of prescribers (physician/physician assistant/nurse practitioner…)
  14. Name/contact info for pharmacy that filled the prescription(s)

Because You Care