There is also a chance that the prescription you are attempting to dispose of is on the FDA’s “flush list,” meaning that flushing the unused medication down the toilet will not contaminate the local water supply. There has been no sign of environmental effects when it comes to flushing approved medications. The FDA and the US Environmental Protection Agency have done extensive research on this topic – however, it is very important that you do not flush any medications that are not included in this comprehensive list.
Guardian Recovery Network – Comprehensive Addiction Treatment
At Guardian Recovery Network we understand just how dangerous sharing unused or unwanted prescription medications can be. Many of our clients come to us with prescription drug addictions after having received medication from a close friend or family member. Prescription opioids, stimulants and central nervous system depressants can be extremely potent and habit-forming, leading to the development of a serious physical and psychological dependency in a very short period of time. If you have been struggling at the hands of a prescription drug addiction of any severity, we are available to help.
Guardian Recovery Network offers a multi-phased curriculum of quality clinical care and immersive addiction treatment. Our program was carefully designed by a team of experienced and compassionate professionals with client comfort and long-term sobriety in mind. The continuum of care begins with medical detox, transitions to inpatient or residential treatment and concludes with thorough aftercare planning. We have facilities in Southern Florida, Colorado, Maine and New Jersey, all dedicated to helping men and women of all ages overcome drug addiction and alcoholism once and for all. Some of the recovery-related services we provide include: