Living In A Museum: Safe Medication Storage

I worry about medication storage and safety for all sorts of practical and experiential reasons. I’ve taken care of plenty of children who’ve eaten medications, household cleaners, antibiotics, and even tasted eye drops. In the past I’ve written about how times of chaos create havoc on our museum-systems for safety, like moving, bring a new baby home, or having unusual visitors. And although we typically like to blame “Grandma” for leaving her purse on the couch that’s full of prescriptions and over-the-counter (OTC) medications the risk can be just about anyone — a friend’s friend, a neighbor, a parent from school…

Read the full post on SeattleMamaDoc.com. Dr. Swanson’s article originally appeared in Living In A Museum: Safe Medication Storage.