Medication Safety and Handling

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.

Hand Washing Techniques

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

Handling and Disposal

The FDA provides guidance on the safe handling (use and disposal) of injection materials likes needles and syringes, whether at home or on the go. As well as links to other helpful materials.

Proper Disposal of Materials

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

Check out these two sites for assistance.

Traveling with Medications

If you are planning to travel while undergoing treatment, please take a look at these helpful tips.