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How to Store Medications

Watch more Closets, Storage, & Organizers videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Stores your medications correctly with these steps. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Avoid cabinet Avoid using the medicine cabinet. There is too much moisture in the bathroom. Store your medications in a cabinet or drawer in another room instead. Tip Avoid a location above the stove or sink. Step 2: Keep out of sunlight Keep your medications out of direct sunlight and away from rooms where there are large temperatures fluctuations, like the kitchen. Step 3: Keep out of reach Keep them out of reach or locked in a cabinet if children are present. Step 4: Store in original container Keep your medications in their original containers. That way you will have all the important dosage information and the prescription number if you need a refill. Step 5: Keep medications on hand Have your medications on hand when traveling. Don't store your medications in the glove compartment, which can become damaged by outside temperatures, the heater, or air conditioner. Step 6: Keep a list Keep a list of your current medications on you at all times when traveling. Keeping your medications safe keeps _you_ safe. Did You Know? Antidepressants are one of the most widely prescribed drugs in the United States.
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