VA Center for Medication Safety (VA MedSAFE)

Link

https://www.pbm.va.gov/PBM/vacenterformedicationsafety/vacenterformedicationsafetyprescriptionsafety.asp

Sponsoring Organization

VA Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) Services

Description

Provides instructions for the safe disposal of unwanted and unneeded medications to prevent substance misuse and accidental poisonings. Includes safety tips to keep drugs away from children and pets, ensure proper medication storage, and proper medication disposal. Takes back unused and expired medications and publishes bulletins and alerts with recent news related to medication safety.

Geographic Coverage

Nationwide

Topics

Prevention • Veterans