Mystery Pill? Mystery Solved!

So you find a pill on the floor and you have no clue what it is.  What do you do?   When in doubt, check it out! has a handy pill identifier that makes it easy.   I love that there are resources like this now for caregivers.  Growing up in a boarding home for the elderly, finding a stray pill on the floor wasn’t uncommon at my house.  Back then we had to take it to the pharmacist to find out what it was.  Now it’s as easy as jumping on the computer.  Check out the pill identifier at  You can search by imprint, shape or color.  If you find out it’s a pill you don’t need, go to this site to find out how to properly dispose of medication.

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