Any medication, including prescription stimulants taken for ADHD, can cause harm if taken in the wrong way or by the wrong person. Practicing safe prescription stimulant storage and disposal can help reduce the risk of misuse and abuse.1
When stored improperly, prescription stimulants can be found easily in a medicine cabinet or on a kitchen shelf. This increases the chances of family members or visitors accidentally taking or intentionally misusing the medicine.2,3
Get information on how proper storage can help prevent accidental or intentional misuse.
Proper and prompt removal of expired or unused prescription stimulants from the home can help reduce the possibility that others may accidentally take or intentionally misuse the medicine.3