Return Your Medicines Program

In 2010, the Pharmaceutical Services Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) has implemented the Return Your Medicines Program. Through this program, patients can return their unused or excess medicines kept at home for safe disposal by MOH.

Among the factors that contribute to excessive medicines in patient's storage are as follow:

  •      Change of treatment regimen
  •      Cessation of treatment regimen
  •      Non -compliance to their medications
  •      Patient has passed away
  •      Medicines obtained from various sources (Polypharmacy)

Medicines that are no longer needed can be returned to pharmacy counter or medicine return box provided at all  pharmacy facility in MOH hospitals and health clinics.