SIRUM connects people with surplus medications to those in need. Around 50 million Americans don’t take their prescribed medicines due to unaffordable costs, while over $10 billion in usable medicine is wasted every year.
SIRUM enables pharmacies and health facilities to safely and legally donate unused medicine through its collection system. It then redistributes the unopened, unexpired drugs to community partners like free clinics and charitable pharmacies, providing access for those who can’t afford their prescriptions. The system ensures full compliance and liability protection throughout the donation process.
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