Do you hold onto medicine 'just in case' you might get sick again?
Do you have children, or do children regularly visit your home?
Do you have pets?
Do you throw unwanted medicine in the rubbish?
Do you pour or flush unwanted medicine down the drain?
Just like food, medicines go out of date. Taking expired medications can be harmful to you, or your family's health. If you have children or pets, holding on to old and unwanted medicines creates an unnecessary risk for your family.
Medicine should not be placed with general rubbish, and it is harmful for the environment to flush them or pour them down the drain.
Your local Guardian Pharmacy provides for the safe disposal of unwanted medicines free of charge - simply drop them into your pharmacist.