Get News & Updates Directly To Your Inbox
Delicious recipes, helpful cooking and nutrition tips. Find food preparation videos and "ask the dietitian!"
Find A Doctor Or Hospital In Your Network.
One choice is to take your meds to a collection center near you on National Drug Take Back Day.
All meds have a “shelf-life.” That’s the time a drug is most effective and safe. Later, it may be weak, so you may not get its full help. Some out-of-date meds may be unsafe. It’s just not a risk worth taking.
Safe medication disposal is one of the ways to make sure meds don’t harm someone else, or spoil our ground or water resources.
Originally published September 22, 2014,; Revised 2016, 2018, 2020
A Division of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company, an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association© Copyright 2020 Health Care Service Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
Telligent is an operating division of Verint Americas, Inc., an independent company that provides and hosts an online community platform for blogging and access to social media for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas.
File is in portable document format (PDF). To view this file, you may need to install a PDF reader program. Most PDF readers are a free download. One option is Adobe® Reader® which has a built-in screen reader. Other Adobe accessibility tools and information can be downloaded at http://access.adobe.com.