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Most people who are prescribed #opioids for pain relief after a surgery or injury have unused meds. Make sure they don’t get into the wrong hands. Here’s how to dispose of them safely: www.FDA.gov/DrugDisposal
You can be part of the solution to the opioid crisis. Remove the risk of unused opioids from your home—proper disposal can save lives.
Discover how: www.FDA.gov/DrugDisposal
Unused prescription #opioids can be dangerous, especially for children and pets. Learn how to get rid of unused pills, syrups, and patches to keep your loved ones safe. www.FDA.gov/DrugDisposal
Some medicines, such as #opioids, are especially dangerous if misused. Check medicine cabinets or drawers for unused medicines. @FDA_Drug_Info explains how to safely dispose of them. Drug Disposal Options #RemoveOpioidRisk
Opioids helped with the pain, and you held onto them… just in case. But did you know that holding onto unused #opioids puts your family at risk? Learn how to dispose of them safely: www.FDA.gov/DrugDisposal #RemoveOpioidRisk
Surgery 2 years ago. A broken bone last year. The dental procedure last month. Whatever your reason for taking prescription #opioids, do not keep them around when you no longer need them. Learn how to dispose of unused opioids safely: www.FDA.gov/DrugDisposal
Approximately 50% of people who misuse prescription pain medicines get them from a friend or family member. Don't share unused #opioids. Find out about safe opioid disposal and spread the word! www.FDA.gov/DrugDisposal
Turning the tide on the opioid crisis can start with you and your community. Make sure you dispose of unused opioid medicines safely. Find out how to Remove the Risk: www.FDA.gov/DrugDisposal
Trouble with opioids often starts at home with unused prescribed medicines in your cabinets or drawers. But you can dispose of unused medicines safely—and prevent them from harming your loved ones. Discover how: Drug Disposal Options #RemoveOpioidRisk