SANFORD, N.C. — Health plans are playing a leadership role in combatting the nation’s opioid crisis due to growing concerns around medication misuse, addiction and overdoses. To help health insurance providers in these efforts, DisposeRx has created a new education and engagement program. “Member safety is of utmost concern to health plans and as such many
SANFORD, N.C. — In keeping with its commitment to stop opioid abuse, DisposeRx, Inc. further expanded its Community Outreach program, partnering with seven new organizations in May. DisposeRx is now working with 256 organizations by distributing packets of its non-toxic, safe solution for the disposal of unused or expired medications along with education materials throughout the
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
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
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
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
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
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.