‘Remove the Risk’: New FDA campaign aims to rid homes of unused opioids

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As part of its effort to combat the nation’s opioid crisis, the Food and Drug Administration has launched a campaign to encourage Americans to safely remove and dispose of unused prescription opioids from their homes.

Through its “Remove the Risk” initiative, FDA hopes to decrease unnecessary exposure to opioids and prevent addiction. The campaign specifically targets women ages 35 to 64, who are most likely to be the primary health care decision-makers and gatekeepers of prescriptions in the household. Read more»