Category: Drug Safety (Page 3)

March 21, 2016

New Film Offers Tips on Safe Disposal of Unwanted Medications

The Alliance has launched a new “pocket film” that offers consumers a simple step-by-step guide on safe disposal of both over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications.
March 21, 2016

Press Kit for the Safe Medication Disposal Film

Welcome to the press kit about the "pocket film" on safe medication disposal.
March 17, 2016

Press Release about National Poison Prevention Week 2016

The Poison Prevention Week Council, of which the Alliance for Aging Research is a part, has issued a press release in advance of National Poison Prevention Week.
March 7, 2016

Press Kit for the Nutrition and Healthy Aging ‘Pocket Films’

This is the press kit for the nutrition and healthy aging "pocket film" series.
March 3, 2016

HROTW: Video on What to Know About OTC Meds

Our Health Resource of the Week is a new video that introduces you to what you need to know about over-the-counter (OTC) pain medications. 
March 2, 2016

Before Seeking Relief, Know Your OTC Pain Medication

The Alliance for Aging Research has debuted two animated “pocket films” focused on educating consumers about how to safely choose, take, and store OTC pain medication.
March 2, 2016

Press Kit for OTC Pain Medication Safe Use and Storage Films

This is the press kit for the OTC pain medication films. 
February 22, 2016

Join Us on March 23 on Twitter for a #SafeMedsChat

Join us on March 23 at 1 p.m. ET on Twitter for a #SafeMedsChat about safe usage, storage, and disposal of medications. 
February 10, 2016

HROTW: Quiz on OTC Pain Medications

This Health Resource of the Week challenges you to test your knowledge about OTC pain medications.
February 8, 2016

Safe Medication Disposal

An estimated 40% of medications go unused, but what do you do with medications that you no longer want or need? This film gives a simple step-by-step guide on how to dispose of over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications in a way that keeps them out of the hands of young children, prevents abuse, and is safe for the environment. Learn what medications can be disposed of at home and how, as well as how to find community and Drug Enforcement Agency take-back programs.