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how long can I take amoxicellin after the expiration date

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: To take any medication past its expiration date due to decreases efficacy.

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A female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Ask pharmacist.: You and I have no idea how old it was when you got the prescription filled. I don't know how long you have had this prescription. The person to ask ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
No: Expiration dates are on medications and vitamins for a reason. Vitamins can lose their effectiveness.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience Pulmonology
Not recommended: Not recommended for use. Not only is the medicine ineffective but there is the risk of contamination.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jill Earl
Dr. Jill Earl answered
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably: Most medicines are fine up to 6 months after expiration date. However, this is an important medication and you shouldn't take chances. Try to use thin ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
19 years experience Family Medicine
Curva: is not a monitored drug by the FDA. Therefore the expiration of this drug cannot be properly determined
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Most expiration dates of medication are by formula rather than in consideration of the actual diminution of the quality of the medication. Sudafed is ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
May not work: It is not recommended to take medications after their expiration date. There is a risk of adverse effects as well as not seeing the benefits of the m ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Expiration date: In general, it is recommended that medications not be used after expiration date. With that said, there is a big difference between being expired for ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Katharine Garnier
32 years experience Family Medicine
No: It is not recommended to take old medications, even if kept in it's own container and stored safely. Sometimes the chemical breakdown causes toxic byp ... Read More
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