If you have expired medicine or drugs you no longer use, it’s important to dispose of them properly. It can be difficult to know how to safely dispose of drugs, but turning in your medicine through a drug take-back program is the best way to ensure they are properly disposed of.
To find a location where you can take drugs back near you, visit: https://www.cvs.com/content/safer-communities-locate. Before dropping off your medicine, be sure to check with the location to see what hours they are open and if they have any restrictions on what they take.
Some drugs may be able to be properly disposed of at home if you are unable to find a collection center near you. Check out these tips from the FDA on how to safely dispose of medication yourself: https://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm101653.htm.