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National Drug Take Back Day

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National Drug Take Back Day is on Saturday, April 27, and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Retail Pharmacies invite you to drop off unused, expired or unwanted medications for disposal.

Each of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Retail Pharmacies (D-H Pharmacy, D-H Pharmacy at Centerra, and Dick Hall’s House Pharmacy) have a drug take-back bin located within the pharmacy that is accessible during business hours for your convenience.drug container

You are encouraged to drop off unused or expired prescription medications (including controlled substances), over-the-counter medications and pet medications. All medications must be dropped off in a medication vial or plastic bag.

The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Retail Pharmacies cannot accept Schedule I controlled substances, illegal drugs, thermometers, inhalers, lotions/liquids, aerosol cans, syringes or needles or hydrogen peroxide to the drug take back bins.