Leftover medications: Throw, flush or reuse?

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  • Sunday, 09 Apr 2017

Scavengers at landfills, like the one in this filepic, can easily abuse drugs that are just thrown away in household garbage.

You have just recovered from a particularly nasty bout of flu. Your GP (general practitioner) had kindly loaded you up with decongestants, cough medicine and throat lozenges to help treat your symptoms, but now that you are better, you still have some left over.

What do you do with these remaining medicines?

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