Medsafe® Medication Disposal
Medsafe ®

For Disposal of Unused, Unwanted, and Expired Prescription Medication

located at Point Coupee General Hospital

-Free, Safe, and Confidential-

AcceptedNot Accepted
  • Controlled Substances II-V
  • Non-Controlled Medication
  • Tablets, Capsules, Liquids
  • Ointments, Creams, Lotions
  • Powders
  • Inhalers
  • Nebulizer Medications
  • Illegal Schedule I Drugs
  • Aerosol Spray Cans
  • Alcohol or Peroxide
  • Needles, Syringes
  • Trash
  • Mercury Thermometers
  • Batteries

Medications should be in original prescription containers, loose pills should be placed in sealed plastic bags. Liquids should be wrapped in paper towel and sealed in plastic bags.




Medsafe® Medication Disposal Site Located on First Floor near Lab Entrance
medications including legally held controlled substances, providing a convenient method of disposal and ridding homes and medicine cabinets of potentially harmful drugs.

PREVENT ACCIDENTAL
POISONING

MedSafe® facilitates collection of unused and unwanted consumer medications including legally held controlled substances, providing a convenient method of disposal and ridding homes and medicine cabinets of potentially harmful drugs.

 

 

 

 

 



PREVENT DIVERSION

MedSafe® allows the collection of legally held patient-prescribed and OTC pharmaceutical controlled substances (schedule II-V) from ultimate users for disposal in a safe and effective manner consistent with effective controls against diversion.



PREVENT WATER
CONTAMINATION

MedSafe® inner liners are treated per preferred method of disposal, incineration, which renders the pharmaceuticals non-retrievable and prevents unused medications from cycling back into our water.






   

 

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