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Prescription Drug Information


Useful Links

NIDA Prescription Drug Fact Sheet
NIDA Prescription Drug Report
DEA Guide to Prescriptions
Drugfree.org Prescription Drug Guide


What to Do with Unwanted/Expired Medications

Currently, there are 12 Med Return Unit locations in Erie County. The following can be turned in for safe disposal: prescription medications and patches, prescription ointments and cough syrups, over the counter medications, vitamins, medication samples, and pet medications.  Please see the map below for the Med Return Unit closest to you.

Please note that the following items are not accepted: needles/lancets/syringes, aerosol cans and inhalers, alcohol, peroxide, clinic or medical waste, and personal care products.


 Rx Drop Map

A. Albion Police Department E. Erie County Courthouse Lobby I. Mercyhurst Univ. Main Police
B. Corry City Police Department F. Girard Borough Police Department J. Mercyhurst University NE Police
C. Edinboro Borough Police Dept. G. Lake City Police Department K. North East Borough Police
D. Edinboro University Campus H. Wesleyville Borough Police L. Lawrence Park Police Department

Erie County Courthouse - 140 West Sixth Street, Erie, PA 16501 - (814) 451-6000 - TDD Phone: (814) 451-6237 - Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
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