Consumer Drug Take-Back Program

Every Day is Consumer Drug Take-Back Day

In an effort to Combat Opioid Epidemic, LifeBridge Outpatient Pharmacies (LBH) now provides DEA-compliant prescription drug take-back receptacles to allow patients and visitors to securely and safely dispose of surplus/outdated/expired medications. Both Retail Outpatient Pharmacies located at Sinai Hospital and Northwest Hospital Center are registered with the DEA to be a National prescription drug take-back location.

Acceptable products:

  1. Unused or expired over-the-counter medication
  2. Pet medications
  3. Unused or expired prescription medication (including Schedule II – V controlled substance)
  4. Hazardous medications

Products NOT accepted for disposal:

  1. Schedule 1 controlled substances
  2. Thermometers
  3. Aerosol Cans
  4. Inhalers
  5. Needles
  6. Lotions/Liquids
  7. Hydrogen Peroxide

Location of Receptacles:
The receptacle is green in color and is located inside the pharmacy waiting area.  Pharmacy staff will not accept drugs directly from the patients. Patients will be asked to place their expired and surplus medications directly into the bin. 

Return your unused medications at LifeBridge Health