Getting rid of unused opioids - Opioids, part 6

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Abstract:

This one-page handout with accompanying video and audio recording educates people about the safe disposal of unused opioids. It explains that opioids can be fatal or cause harm if misused or taken accidentally, so people should dispose of them if they are no longer needed. It discusses ways to get rid of unused opioids, such as medicine take-back programs, and clarifies that opioid medicines can be flushed down a toilet. Contact information to find local medication disposal sites is provided.

Text and audio are in the public domain. Graphics are copyrighted content.

Author(s):
Healthy Roads Media
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Resource in English Only
Translation Review:
N/A
Country:
N/A
Population:
N/A
Keywords:
Analgesics, opioid, Child, Fentanyl, Pharmacists, Physicians
Copyright:
Copyrighted
Date Last Reviewed:
9/22/2017
Reviewed By:
HealthReach staff and Author/Agency

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