Disposing of Your Medicine
Discarding medicine safely can prevent medicine misuse.
Giving too much medicine or giving too little medicine are both harmful. It is important to measure the liquid properly.
The best ways to measure the liquid medicine is by using:
These can be obtained from the pharmacy. Ask your pharmacist to help you choose the right way to measure the liquid.
Do not use a spoon or measuring spoons from the kitchen to measure the liquid.
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