Drug Takeback - Nevada

What to do with Leftover Medicines

 

Nevada

Follow the links below to find options for leftover medication take-back locations in your state. Those with the most information are listed first.

Indicates that a collection site is located within a police station/law enforcement facility.

This type of site generally accepts controlled substances.

Indicates that a collection site is located within a pharmacy.

This type of site does NOT accept controlled substances

Clark County: Medicine Disposal Program

The Medicine Disposal Program offers a map and information about medicine take-back locations at police departments and sheriff’s offices in Nevada. Click "Click here to find a drop-off location near you!” to access the list. The Medicine Disposal Program is part of Clark County Water Reclamation District’s "Pain in the Drain" outreach initiative to encourage residents not to dispose of certain household items, including medicines, down the drain.

Note: Most law enforcement agencies generally accept controlled substances. However, residents are encouraged to contact collection sites beforehand to inquire about what type of medications are not accepted and to confirm hours of operation.

Dispose My Meds

By entering your zip code in the search field of this locator tool, you can find a number of take-back locations at community pharmacies across Nevada. Additionally the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) offers Dispose My Meds information and resources to help pharmacies create programs that allow patients to safely dispose of unused and expired medicines. Click here for a full list of NCPA’s partners supporting this effort.

Note: Pharmacy collection sites listed here cannot accept controlled substances.

AWARxE

AWARxE provides information on pharmaceutical take-back sites at law enforcement agencies, as well as additional information on take-back initiatives in Nevada. AWARxE is a consumer protection program brought to you by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) Foundation. ® AWARErx.org is an online resource for information about medicine safety, prescription drug abuse, medication disposal, and safe purchase of medications on the Internet.

Note: Most law enforcement agencies generally accept controlled substances. However, residents are encouraged to contact collection sites beforehand to inquire about what type of medications are not accepted and to confirm hours of operation.

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