Did you know that on April 29, 2017 a staggering 450 tons (900,386 pounds) of unused medications were collected at drop-off locations by law enforcement partners working with the Drug Enforcement Administration during the 13th Annual National Prescription Drug Take-back Day! The 2016 event resulted in collecting another 447 tons of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.
This successful campaign to properly and safely dispose of these Rxs is especially important considering that the misuse of prescription drugs is a major problem across the country. Over half of abused prescription drugs were obtained free from a friend or relative.*
You can help stop this from happening by making sure your unused medications don’t fall into the wrong hands. When you pick up your prescription at Freedom or Cystic Fibrosis Pharmacies at 3901 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando FL 32804, or are just in the neighborhood, please ask for your free Medication Disposal System.** This handy pouch allows you to quickly and safely dispose of your unused medications.
How it works: The Deterra Drug Deactivation System is the only patented technology that deactivates prescription drugs. The proprietary activated carbon renders drugs ineffective and reduces misuse-related medical emergencies. The chemical compounds are also safe for landfills.
If you would like to purchase additional pouches, please provide our staff with the GNP item numbers below. Thank you for making your medicine cabinet and other storage areas safer for your family and friends!
Deterra SP Pouch 21 gm Item #588228 Size: small
Deterra SP Pouch 55 gm Item #588178 Size: medium
Deterra LP Pouch 105 gm Item #588172 Size: large
**While supplies last (Supplies are limited).