The facts are frightening.

Home medicine cabinets have become the new drug dealer. 

The Department of Health reports that half of teens abusing medicines get them from a family member or friend, often without their knowledge.

More than 20 percent of high school students have taken medicine for a non-medical reason.

A Harvard report found that medication was discovered in a network of 139 streams in 30 states including: antidepressants, blood thinners, heart medication, hormone therapy and painkillers.

The reality is, old prescription drugs cause all sorts of problems, from abuse and addiction to contaminating our water supply.

You can't take these moments back:

What should I do?

Join our crusade to keep prescription drugs out of the wrong hands. Please — dispose of them RXesponsibly.

Some medications can be disposed of safely when mixed with an approved additive in a drug deactivation system, something endorsed by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Be sure it is scientifically proven to deactivate drugs.

How does it work?

  • Older medication is placed into the pouch and warm water is added, which helps release the activated carbon, dissolve pills, and draw the drugs out of patches.

  • Neutralizes drugs permanently via a patented technology.

  • Safe for landfills. drug deactivation system


What else can YOU do?

Take back your unused and unwanted medication and drop it off at a local drug collection box.

Find one near you

Thank You for Being RXesponsible!

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