Lisinopril Facts: Uses, Dosage, Warnings, Side Effects

Medical Waste Disposal  |  June 15th, 2017

Lisinopril is a popular generic ACE inhibitor, used for high blood pressure management and the treatment of other cardiac problems. Side effects can be serious and involve the kidneys, liver, fetal toxicity, low blood pressure, edema, and anaphylactoid reactions. Because of this, careful monitoring is important. Find all top-line Lisinopril facts below, including definition, appearance,...READ ARTICLE

Prescription Refill Apps: More Than Just Reminders

Pharmaceutical  |  June 12th, 2017

Prescription Refill Apps: More Than Just Reminders It seems like it was only a small amount of years ago that prescription refills became available via the standard phone. The technology that was developed interfacing the pharmacy management systems with the individual phone systems was a long and detailed process, with the success introducing the patient...READ ARTICLE

Full List of All Lisinopril Recalls, FDA 2012-2017

Pharmaceutical  |  June 05th, 2017

To date there have been six major recalls of Lisinopril and several minor ones. The largest was the 2015 recall from Wockhardt Pharmaceuticals, involving over 1.4 million bottles of different dosages and tablet counts. Finding information on a given Lisinopril recall can be a little daunting, thanks to the way the FDA presents its information....READ ARTICLE

Can I Throw Over-The-Counter Medication Down the Drain?

Pharmaceutical  |  October 24th, 2016

Absolutely Not! Throwing your medications down the drain is prohibited. This is the most wrong way you can dispose of any medications you may have. This is due for many obvious reasons. Medicines that are flushed or poured down the drain can end up polluting water system. Thus, contaminating aquatic species and a community’s food...READ ARTICLE

What Do I Do with My Old Medications?

Pharmaceutical  |  October 19th, 2016

When medications expire, or they’re simply not needed anymore, people often just throw them into the garbage. This is actually not the correct way to dispose of old medications and in some states it may be illegal! Basically, improperly disposing of medications can be dangerous because of water pollution and, especially if you have controlled...READ ARTICLE

What Do I Do with Old Inhalers?

Pharmaceutical  |  October 19th, 2016

Used inhalers are an interesting item to dispose of. In fact, most people have no idea what to do with them and simply keep them or throw them in their garbage. There are a few obvious reasons for this, and some that might surprise you… Why Can’t You Just Throw Used Inhalers Away? There are...READ ARTICLE

The 3 Step Guide to Disposing of Controlled Medications

Pharmaceutical  |  October 18th, 2016

The FDA states that in 2007 9% of all medication-related calls to the Poison Control Centers were due to accident exposure to somebody else’s medications. Around 5k of these cases involved children younger than 6. Child resistant containers are no match to crafty children. If determined, even children as young as 3 can get into...READ ARTICLE