Prescription medications

Only eleven percent of individuals keep these questions rut.

(DFK tracking study – March 2016)



You realize your teens will require your things without asking,聽but let’s say they required your prescription pills too?

Regrettably, it takes place every single day in Canadian homes. A large number of teens take prescription medications not prescribed for them, without asking. Our 2016 campaign entitled聽“Teen Takers”, shows the way a easy and common conduct among teens might have serious effects.

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Know which prescription drugs are most in danger.

Understanding the kinds of medications which may be popular with teens can help you identify which prescriptions really are a danger.

Here are the facts from the most generally mistreated medications.

Opioid Painkillers



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Listed here are some聽things that you can do now to keep the prescription and over-the-counter medications from the wrong hands:

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Secure your meds having a Medication Lockbox

Medicines Lockbox can help you keep the meds from the wrong hands, and you will be adding to Drug-free Kids.

$10 of purchasing medicines Lockbox goes for the important work that Drug-free Kids does for youth drug prevention in Canada.

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Click the link to buy a聽Medication Lockbox聽

Get back your old prescriptions

Our National Drug Get Back initiative聽is in partnership with聽Shopper’s Drug Mart聽and聽Pharmaprix聽(in Qu茅bec) and Loblaws and Provigo pharmacies(in Qu茅bec). The goal would be to increase awareness about the significance of taking back unused and expired medications for safe disposal by pharmacies.

Getting old medicines back keeps drugs from the roads, from the hands of youngsters and from our supply of water!

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Traveling with Prescription Medications