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Friday, April 17 is National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day

Friday, April 17 is National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day

SANFORD, N.C. — The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has cancelled its spring National Drug Takeback Day due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day will go on as scheduled on Friday, April 17, 2020. DisposeRx established National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day in 2019 to educate patients and caregivers about

DisposeRx’s New Jersey Rx network ready for Charlie’s Law

DisposeRx’s New Jersey Rx network ready for Charlie’s Law

SANFORD, N.C. — DisposeRx, manufacturer of the market leading at-home medication disposal solution, has in place a network of more than 1,000 pharmacies in New Jersey ready to meet the requirements of new legislation (Charlie’s Law)  signed into law on Tuesday. The bi-partisan legislation requires that pharmacists provide written and oral information on medication disposal, as

DisposeRx responds to study of California pharmacy advice for medication disposal

DisposeRx responds to study of California pharmacy advice for medication disposal

SANFORD, N.C. — Research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine on Dec. 31, 2019 found that while pharmacies are in an ideal position to provide medication disposal information, many did not provide their patients correct information based on the Food and Drug Administration’s primary instructions for medication disposal. DisposeRx, a company committed to eradicating the misuse

DisposeRx helps pharmacies in Texas

DisposeRx helps pharmacies in Texas

SANFORD, N.C. — DisposeRx, through its vast network of more than 2,000 pharmacies in Texas, is working to help pharmacists and pharmacies ensure compliance of HB 2088 through the availability of its safe, at-home disposal packets and patient education. In July, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law HB 2088, which requires that all pharmacists

H-E-B offers customers safe way to dispose unused medications

H-E-B offers customers safe way to dispose unused medications

SAN ANTONIO — To curb the misuse of unused medication and prescription opioid abuse, H-E-B is providing its pharmacy customers with a free, effective medication disposal solution. Now available at all H-E-B Pharmacy locations in Texas, DisposeRx is a non-toxic, safe solution for the disposal of unused or expired medications. When water and the DisposeRx

DisposeRx supports NACDS’ statement on the role of community pharmacies in opioid crisis

DisposeRx supports NACDS’ statement on the role of community pharmacies in opioid crisis

SANFORD, N.C. —  DisposeRx, a drug disposal company committed to eradicating the misuse of leftover medications in the home medicine cabinet, announced Wednesday its support and affirmation of a statement recently issued by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) regarding the key role of community pharmacies in helping to solve the opioid crisis.

Walgreens expands safe drug disposal options

Walgreens expands safe drug disposal options

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens announced on Monday it has delivered on the expansion of its safe drug disposal program announced last fall to provide year-round drug disposal options in all of its pharmacies nationwide, at no cost to customers. To complement its existing national effort to make the disposal of unwanted medications safer, easier and

Rite Aid makes opioid disposal solution available

Rite Aid makes opioid disposal solution available

CAMP HILL, Pa .— Rite Aid Corporation  announced today that DisposeRx, a first-of-its-kind opioid disposal solution, is now available at all of Rite Aid’s more than 2,500 pharmacies across the United States. DisposeRx packets contain a biodegradable powder that, when mixed with water in the prescription vial, dissolves drugs, forming a viscous gel which may

Walmart pharmacies provide free DisposeRx packets

Walmart pharmacies provide free DisposeRx packets

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has begun offering pharmacy patients filling opioid prescriptions a free drug disposal packet containing a biodegradable powder that enables them to safely discard unwanted, unused or expired medication. Walmart said Wednesday that the packet, from DisposeRx Inc., will now be given to patients filling any new Class II opioid prescription at any