ProHealth Pharmacy provides a safe way to dispose of unused drugs

To help to combat the growing epidemic of prescription drug abuse and provide an eco-friendly disposal option, each of the three ProHealth Pharmacy locations offers a safe solution for your unused opioid painkillers and other medications.

Simply bring any expired or unused medication to the ProHealth Pharmacy in Oconomowoc, Pewaukee or Waukesha.

Just drop it anonymously into the blue medication collection unit.

Each collection unit is a specially-designed receptacle for the safe and convenient disposal of potentially dangerous drugs.

All medications should be left in their original containers. Pills can be placed in zip-top plastic bags if the original containers are not available. Liquid medication, in bottles smaller than four ounces, can also be disposed but must be wrapped in paper towel and inserted in plastic bags.

Visit the following ProHealth Pharmacy locations during business hours to anonymously discard of unused or expired medicines and controlled substances:

OCONOMOWOC
ProHealth Pharmacy

Located within ProHealth Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital
791 Summit Ave. | (262) 569-0284

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

PEWAUKEE 
ProHealth Pharmacy

Located within ProHealth Medical Group
N16 W24131 Riverwood Dr.  | (262) 696-0919

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WAUKESHA
ProHealth Pharmacy

Located within ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital
725 American Ave. | (262) 928-2279

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Needles or illegal drugs are not accepted, nor are household chemicals. Contact your community’s household hazardous waste department to learn how to properly dispose of these items.

Accepted Medications

  • Pills, tablets, capsules
    • In original containers when possible
    • Loose items can be placed in zip-top plastic bags
  • Ointments
  • Creams
  • Lotions
  • Powders
  • Liquid medicines
    • No more than four ounces
    • Liquids must be in their original containers, wrapped in a paper towel and sealed in a plastic bag
       

If you have other items to discard, contact your community’s household hazardous waste department to learn of disposal options.


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