U.S. flag An official website of the United States government
  1. Home
  2. Drugs
  3. Resources for You | Drugs
  4. Drug Information for Consumers
  5. Buying & Using Medicine Safely
  6. Ensuring Safe Use of Medicine
  7. Safe Disposal of Medicines
  1. Ensuring Safe Use of Medicine

Safe Disposal of Medicines

A list of resources on how to safely dispose of old or expired drugs

Medicines play an important role in treating certain conditions and diseases, but they must be taken with care. Unused portions of these medicines must be disposed of properly to avoid harm. The resources listed below provide important information about safe disposal of medicines.










Consumer Updates


Special Features


CDER Conversation


Scientific Articles


Additional Resources from Other Federal Agencies
Back to Top