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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended that some leftover medications be flushed, rather than disposed of using the methods on the front of this guide. These are powerful pain medications and a few other types of medications that can be especially harmful – even fatal – to children and pets.
The best way to dispose of these is at a drug collection site. If one is not available, the FDA has decided that flushing these medications is safer because it can prevent them from being accidentally used by children, pets, or anyone else.
If your prescription is for any of the medications listed below and a drug collection site is not available, pour the leftovers down the sink or flush them down the toilet:
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