Medication Safety Recommendations

Mandell’s Clinical Pharmacy wants to ensure that you have both a SUCCESSFUL and SAFE treatment.  Therefore, we recommend visiting the following pages to learn about the safe handling and disposal of your medications and medication-related waste materials.

The CDC provides excellent guidance on hand washing technique to minimize the infection and contamination risks related to handling medications. Read about it HERE.

The FDA provides guidance on the safe handling of injection materials likes needles and syringes, whether at home or on the go.  Please read these recommendations HERE.

When you finish your medications, you will want to properly dispose of the medications/vials, as well as your used needles and syringes.

Check out these two sites for assistance:

Disposing Unused/Extra Medications

Disposing Sharps, Needles, Syringes