SIDP promotes proper disposal of all medications with a focus on antibiotics. It is important to discard any unused, unwanted, or expired antibiotic prescriptions to avoid unnecessary side effects and antimicrobial resistance. Appropriate disposal of medications is essential in keeping our environment safe and clean.
Resources for the Public
How to use antibiotics safely:
Why it's important to dispose of old antibiotics safely:
National Take Back Day
For more information, visit your state's Department of Health website!
Resources for Community Pharmacies
Establish a Take Back Program
Register Your Pharmacy
Promote antibiotic take back in your pharmacy