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Safeguard Prescription Drugs to Stop Abuse

By mariasmith76 HERWriter Blogger
stop abuse of drugs by safeguarding your prescriptions Steve Heap/PhotoSpin

Talk to a pharmacist about safe ways to dispose of unwanted, expired or unused medicine.

Knowing how to properly use, store, and dispose of prescription drugs can do a lot to reduce the amount of prescription drug abuse that is rampant across the United States right now.

Sources:

Safeguardmymeds.org. Web. 5 December 2012. “Safeguard my meds.”
http://www.safeguardmymeds.org

Safeguardmymeds.org. Web. 5 December 2012. “How to safeguard your prescription.”
http://www.safeguardmymeds.org/how-to-safeguard-your-prescription-meds

Reviewed December 6, 2012
by Michele Blakcsberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

We value and respect our HERWriters' experiences, but everyone is different. Many of our writers are speaking from personal experience, and what's worked for them may not work for you. Their articles are not a substitute for medical advice, although we hope you can gain knowledge from their insight.

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