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Unwanted, unused Rx drugs can be disposed of Saturday

Posted at 12:13 PM, Apr 25, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana officials say unused and unwanted prescription drugs Indianapolis can be safely disposed of Saturday at most State Police posts and other participating sites.

In partnership with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, the "Prescription Drug Take Back" initiative seeks to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft.

People can conveniently and anonymously drop off any unused, expired or unwanted prescription medications, including liquid and pill medications. No syringes will be accepted.

Acceptable items

  • Prescriptions
  • Over the counter pills
  • Liquid medication
  • Vitamins
  • Pet medications

Collection sites will be available between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. They include every State Police post except the Toll Road post and the following community Health Network locations:

Community Cancer Center North
Main entrance
Main entrance
Indianapolis, IN

Community Hospital South
Main entrance
1402 E. County Line Rd.
Indianapolis, IN

Community Hospital East
Main entrance
1500 N. Ritter Ave.
Indianapolis, IN

Community Howard Regional Health
Surgery Center circle drive
3503 S. Reed Rd.
Kokomo, IN