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How to safely dispose of inhalers

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Most pharmacies accept unused portions of drugs such as inhalers for safe disposal.

This includes inhaler canisters (puffers), dry-powder inhalers like Turbohaler and Diskus, nebulizers, and nasal inhalers.

Special instructions

  • Contact your local pharmacy in advance to ensure that they will accept drugs and medication.
  • Visit the Alberta Pharmacists' Association for a full list of participating pharmacies.