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where can I turn in my medications?

Every day is take-back day in Nebraska at a pharmacy near you! To locate a safe disposal location in your city, Google "drug disposal near me." You can also utilize our search tool or find a location on the PDF below.
 
Disposal Locations - Search Tool

Disposal Locations - PDF File
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Accepted Items

Pharmacies that participate in the Nebraska MEDS take-back program accept the following items: 
- Prescription medication
- Over-the-counter medication
- Creams, lotions, or ointments
- Liquid medication less than four ounces
- Pet medication
- Pills, tablets, and capsules

Unaccepted Items
The following items are not accepted in the Nebraska MEDS drug disposal program: 
- Needles, syringes, or lancets
- Rubbing alcohol, and hydrogen peroxide
- Home-based care or medical equipment supplies
- Liquid medication greater than four ounces
- Thermometers

How can I help? 
You can help prevent medication from ending up in the water supply and in the wrong hands by encouraging your friends and family to take their medication back to the pharmacy. You can also follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. 

If you have additional questions, please email info@nebraskameds.org.