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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Man taking inventory of prescription drugs to dispose.

Every Day is Prescription Drug Take Back Day at Inova


What CAN be taken back?

  • Unused or expired prescription medication (solid pill, capsule or patch forms)
  • (Including Schedule II-V controlled substances)
  • Unused or expired over-the-counter medication
  • Pet Medication

What CANNOT be taken back?

  • Schedule I controlled substances
  • Illegal drugs
  • Compressed cylinders or aerosols (ex., asthma inhalers)
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Injectables, syringes and needles (ex. EpiPens)
  • Lotions or liquids
  • Thermometers

Inova Prescription Drug Drop Box Locations

Look for the Lime Green Boxes at an Inova location near you!

Inova Alexandria Hospital Entrance
Inova Alexandria Hospital

4320 Seminary Rd
Alexandria, VA 22304

(Visitor Entrance, near the front desk)

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Inova Fairfax Hospital - Emergency Room
Inova Fairfax Hospital - Emergency Room

3300 Gallows Rd.
Falls Church, VA 22042

(In front of the Pharmacy Plus, off Emergency Room waiting area)

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Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

3600 Joseph Siewick Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22033

(In front of the Pharmacy Plus, 1st floor, down from the main entrance)

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Inova heart and vascular institute
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute – Inova Fairfax Medical Campus

3300 Gallows Rd.
Falls Church, VA 22042

(Inside Pharmacy Plus, ground floor off the atrium of IHVI’s main entrance)

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Entrance
Inova Loudoun Hospital

44045 Riverside Prkwy
Leesburg, VA 20176

(Main entrance of the hospital, 1st floor by the information desk)

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Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

2501 Parker Lane
Alexandria, VA  22306

(Blue lobby, near the gift shop)


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Inova Schar Institute - Innovation Park Dr.
Inova Schar Cancer Institute - Fairfax

8081 Innovation Park Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22031

(2nd Floor around the corner from Pharmacy Plus, by the ATM machine, near the escalator)

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