Easy steps for getting rid of expired medication
You probably don’t give much thought to the unused medications taking up space in your medicine cabinet. But those leftover pills are far from harmless.
Taking them incorrectly or accidentally could land someone in the emergency room or even prove deadly, warns Consumer Reports. Of particular concern are leftover narcotic painkillers such as Oxycontin, Percocet and Vicodin.
Consumer Reports offers several ways to safely get rid of unwanted and expired medication year-round.