Prescription Drug

Recognizing Prescription Drug Abuse

Patients abuse prescription medications when they take them in unintended ways. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 52 million adolescents and adults have taken prescription drugs in unintended ways at least once. Prescription drug abuse jeopardizes patient health and can contribute to unsafe behaviors such as driving while intoxicated. Recognizing the warning signs …

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How to Dispose of Unused Medicines Feature

How To Dispose Of Unused Medication

Occasionally, patients finish taking a medication without taking all the prescribed doses. In some cases, a physician may prescribe a medication on an as-needed basis. In others, the patient may fail to take all the prescribed doses for any number of reasons. Regardless of the situation, many people don’t know how to properly dispose of …

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