Drug Deactivation Devices for Disposal of Pain Medications: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines


( Last Updated : December 7, 2020)
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  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of at-home drug deactivation and disposal devices for unused medication in preventing harm to patients and/or household contacts?

  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of at-home drug deactivation and disposal devices for unused medication in preventing harm to patients and/or household contacts?

  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of at-home drug deactivation and disposal devices for unused medication in preventing harm to patients and/or household contacts?


Key Message

No evidence was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, or evidence-based guidelines of at-home drug deactivation and disposal devices for unused medication in preventing harm to patients and/or household contacts.