If you are having a medical emergency, contact emergency medical services immediately by dialing 911.
If you think you have ingested something poisonous, contact emergency services immediately. Please dial 911 or contact your local poison control center.
If you believe your pet may have ingested human or animal medication not intended for consumption by your pet, please contact your veterinarian or local animal poison control hotline.
Please direct all questions regarding your medication to your health care provider.
You should follow any storage instructions provided by your healthcare provider, and any written instructions provided with your medication or listed on its packaging. In addition, many government agencies provide information regarding safe storage of medication. Possible sources include the National Institutes of Health’s information page and the CDC’s information page.
Do not flush drugs down the toilet unless the information on the label, package or package insert specifically instructs you to do so. Some areas prohibit the disposal of medications down the toilet or sink.
Please remove all personal and identifying information from your medication labels and/or its packaging before disposal.
Several government agencies provide information regarding safe disposal of medication. Please refer to the FDA’s website for more information: "Consumer Updates: How to Dispose of Unused Medicines."
If you are a retail pharmacy, hospital/clinic pharmacy or law enforcement agency interested in hosting a drop-box, contact:
Dr. Victoria Travis, PharmD, MBA
Phone: (844) 677-6532
Fax: (510) 686-8837
If you are drug producer interested in participating in a MED-Project stewardship plan contact:
Phone: (202) 495-3131