How Do I Dispose of Unused or Expired Medication?

Unused or expired prescription medications left in the medicine cabinet may be taken or misused by others. Dispose of all unused medicine.

Permanent Prescription Drug Take Back Locations (link here: Year-Round Prescription Drug Disposal Locations | Office of Drug Policy ( can be found throughout Eastern Idaho.

Eastern Idaho Public Health (EIPH) has the exciting opportunity to offer Deterra Drug Deactivation Pouches and/or Medication Lock Box free to community members through the Partnership for Success program. If you would like to request a Deterra Drug Deactivation Pouch and Medication Lock Box, please fill out the Drug Safety Supply Order Request Form here.

Deterra drug deactivation pouches
Deterra Drug Deactivation Pouch Instructions