MEDfaq

What is MED-Project?

MED-Project is the entity implementing the Product Stewardship Plan, including the education and outreach programming.

What should I do if I am having a medical emergency?

If you are having a medical emergency, contact emergency medical services immediately by dialing 911.

What should I do if I think I have ingested something poisonous?

If you think you have ingested something poisonous, contact emergency services immediately. Please dial 911 or contact your local poison control center.

What should I do if my pet has ingested medication?

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.

Whom should I call with a question about my medication?

Please direct all questions about your medication to your health care provider.

Where can I find information about the safe storage of medication?

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 Center for Disease Control’s information page

Will there be any take-back events in my area?

Please visit the Take-Back Events section of our website (click here) or call 1-844-MED-PROJECT to learn about MED-Project take-back events in your area.

How do I dispose of my expired or unwanted medicines?

Please visit our website (www.med-project.org) for more information about items that can be disposed of in your area.

Where are the MED-Project disposal locations nearest me?

MED-Project is providing disposal locations throughout your community. For more information, please visit the Convenient Locations section of our website (click here).

Will it cost me anything to dispose of my expired or unwanted medications?

There will be no fee for medication disposal charged at the point of collection.

Can I flush my medication down the toilet?

Do not flush medications down the toilet unless the information on the label, package, or package insert specifically instructs you to do so.

I am unable to go to a kiosk or attend a take-back event. How can I dispose of my expired or unwanted medicine?

Please call 1-844-MED-PROJECT or visit the Mail-Back section of our website (click here) for more information about the Mail-Back services available.

I have a question not answered by this website. Is there someone I can contact with a question about MED-Project?

For more information, please call 1-844-MED-PROJECT.

Where else can I find information about the safe disposal of expired or unwanted medicines?

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".

What is recommended for safe disposal of expired or unwanted medicine in Kitsap County?

The following disposal options and sequence should be considered when disposing of expired or unwanted medicines:

Check the Package: If there are any specific instructions for disposal on the label, package or package insert, please follow those instructions.

Do not flush prescription drugs down the toilet unless the information on the package specifically instructs you to do so.

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

Convenient Locations: Community kiosk drop-off sites allow residents to bring expired or unwanted medicines to free and convenient locations for proper disposal. For more information, please visit the Convenient Locations section of our website (click here).

Mail-Back Packages: Mail-Back services may be available to residents upon request. For more information, please visit the Mail-Back section of of our website