Parker Pharmacy Medication Take-Back Program
AllHealth Network Pharmacy is pleased to announce that the Parker Pharmacy is now a registered drop-off location for the Colorado Household Medication Take-Back Program! There is now a drop-off receptacle located at the pharmacy for the collection of household medications, including both prescription and over-the-counter medications. Drop off your unwanted household medications for FREE at the AllHealth Network Pharmacy at Parker!
The AllHealth Network Pharmacy at Parker is conveniently located on the first floor inside of the Alpine medical building at Parker Adventist Hospital.
Parker Pharmacy Address:
9397 Crown Crest Blvd. #101
Parker, CO 80138
Hours of Operations:
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment in partnership with the Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention developed the program in response to the increased need for safe disposal of prescription medications. The average American household has four pounds of medications, including both prescription and over-the-counter medications. At the same time, teen abuse of prescription medications is on the rise. Research shows almost 38 percent of teens who abuse prescription drugs obtain them from their parents’ medicine cabinet. There are also 35 prescription drug related deaths per month in Colorado.
For more statistics please visit Take Meds Seriously
Help us solve the problem!
You can help us solve this problem by dropping off your unwanted household medications for safe and secure disposal.
What can be disposed?
- Prescription medications, including prescribed controlled substances (DEA Schedule II– V)
- Over-the-counter medications
- Liquid medications (small amounts in original, non-leaking containers)
- Medicated patches (Used Fentanyl and Duragesic® patches are extremely hazardous. They may be folded in half, sticky-side together, and flushed down the toilet.)
- Medication samples
- Medicated ointments
- Pet medications
- Unused drug injection cartridges, e.g. unused EpiPens® and insulin pens (must be unused with needle still protected inside)
What can’t be disposed?
- Illicit drugs (e.g. DEA Schedule I drugs like heroin, LSD, etc)
- Needles, syringes, and other sharps
- Chemotherapy drugs
- Medical tools and supplies
- Bloody or infectious waste
- Personal care products
- Empty containers
- Medication wastes generated by health care facilities, including nursing homes
Our friendly pharmacy staff will be happy to answer your questions about this program when you drop by the AllHealth Network Pharmacy at Parker.