The DUMP (Disposal of Unwanted Medicines Properly) campaign is here to help.
- Don’t flush medicines down the toilet
- Don’t pour medicines down the sink
- Don’t throw medicines in the rubbish or recycling bin
- Return your unwanted medicines to your pharmacy for FREE
See details at www.saferx.co.nz/brief-updates/dump-campaign.
The Safer Use of Medicines website also has number of medicine-related bulletins, and a page with downloadable/printable patient guides and leaflets, including some in multiple languages (Samoan, Tongan, Chinese, Korean).