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Donating Unused Medication

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Unused Medication
When you have drugs that you have not needed to finish, there may be a nonprofit organization that can help someone else benefit from them. This guide is about donating unused medication.
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March 10, 2009

I would like the name of the organization that you can send unused or leftover good medicine. They send in overseas to people who need them. Hope somebody can help me.

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March 11, 20090 found this helpful

Try calling your local Red Cross. If they can't take them, they would most likely know who would possibly be able to.

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March 12, 20090 found this helpful

My parent's physician takes in unused meds from patients he trusts and gives them to patients who have financial difficulties buying their meds. It may seem like a small thing, but my parents have already come home with 1-2 months of free meds, plus more samples. And when they buy meds from their mail order pharmacy that do not work for them (3 month supply), they turn them over to him so someone else can benefit from their loss. Most of his patients are elderly and live on SS, so this really helps them out.

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March 13, 20090 found this helpful

Try the local church and see if they have any missionaries or just church folk going over seas and give them the meds also try word of mouth that might work too. Good luck

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April 28, 20090 found this helpful

Thought this link might help:

http://www.ncsl  lth/rx-reuse.htm

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