Check the Package

Follow any specific disposal instructions on the prescription drug labeling or patient information that accompanies the medicine. Do not flush medicines down the sink or toilet.

To protect your privacy, consumers are reminded to remove all personally identifiable information on medication labels or packaging before disposing of unwanted medicine.

Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration, http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm101653.htm, last updated May 9, 2017.