New analysis* from NPS found around 1 in 5 people reported ever having taken an expired medication.

1 in 5 Australians have taken an expired medicine NPS is urging all Australians to clean out their medication cabinets today within national End up being Medicinewise Week 2012. New analysis* from NPS found around 1 in 5 people reported ever having taken an expired medication. Instead, consider them to your local pharmacist who will be able to dispose of them safely. Recent research** by NPS found that only 20 percent of individuals who keep a Medications List be sure you record their over-the-counter and complementary medicines along with their prescription medicines.Related StoriesNew UCLA study talks about primary care medical house in reducing childrens' repeat appointments to hospitalsOutreach program boosts completion of HPV vaccination series by teenagers in safety-net settingsObese females who lose pounds during pregnancy have healthier babies, save healthcare costsThe scientists adjusted for dietary diversity, BMI, host to home, cooking place distance to a garbage disposal site, presence of animals in house, to isolate the result of gender on disease.