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How should I handle medications to prevent poisoning?

Always keep medications in their original containers.
  • Make sure that this container is well marked with the original pharmacy labeling.
  • If taking several medications, always check the label to ensure that you are taking the correct medication, and be especially aware of possible adverse drug interactions.
  • Over time, expired medications can become less effective and even toxic to humans if consumed.
  • Dispose of out-of-date or unused medications properly by following the guidelines.

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