Apothecary Products, Inc., in conjunction with Verde Environmental
Technologies, introduces Medsaway® medication disposal system.
This unique item allows you to get rid of old and unwanted drugs
including narcotics, liquid medication, transdermal patches and
Medsaway was created to help the consumer get rid of any old and
unwanted medication they have around their house. Medsaway consists of a
patented Medsorb? carbon inner pouch, contained in a liquid-tight outer
pouch packaged in a folding carton. Each single-use disposable Medsaway
unit will have the capacity to neutralize about 45 pills or capsules.
The inactivation process begins rapidly with the addition of a small
quantity of water, and this provides a rapid degradation of drugs such
as pain killers, and other unwanted potentially dangerous products, so
they can be safely disposed. In as a little as 48 hours, harmful
medications are rendered inactive and harmless to users and the
"For the first time, households will be able to use Medsaway to rapidly
inactivate and conveniently remove unwanted and dangerous medications
from the home medicine cabinet. By inactivating and destroying unwanted
pharmaceuticals prior to disposal, Medsaway reduces the potential for
abuse or misuse of drugs left in the home, and reduces the amount of
active pharmaceutical compounds that contaminate the aquatic
environment," stated Dr. Andrew Korey, Chief Executive Officer of Verde
Medsaway comes as a vast improvement over traditional and common methods
of disposing of old medication. Traditionally, old and unused household
medications are flushed down the toilet or thrown into the trash. The
environmental impact from these forms of disposal has become more and
more evident. MedsAway helps to combat this problem as it deactivates
active and inactive ingredients contained within the medication.
"Apothecary Products Inc. is very pleased to have made an agreement with
Verde Environmental Technologies to bring this important advancement to
consumers. We view Medsaway as a game changing product that truly is the
right way to dispose of unwanted medication," says Marketing VP Chris
Gowin of Apothecary Products Incorporated.
To learn more visit www.medsaway.com
Apothecary Products, Inc. (since 1975) manufactures and distributes
health and wellness products to Pharmacies, Retail and Chain Drug.
Apothecary is recognized as the leader in medication management
products. Apothecary Products is located in Burnsville, MN.
Verde Environmental Technologies is an emerging privately held
organization based in Burnsville, MN. Verde plans to manufacture and
introduce a range of Medsaway professional products for use in
healthcare facilities for the inactivation and safe disposal of unwanted
pharmaceuticals, and Medsaway HDS? for the safe adsorption of hormonal
patches and vaginal ring products, and the Medsaway ContraPatch? for
transdermal pharmaceuticals. Please visit www.verdeenvirotech.com
or contact at firstname.lastname@example.org
for further information.
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