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Is it ok to faltered two weeks after expiration

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Dr. Esther Poza-juncal
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Up to you: The medication does not "go bad" or change and become dangerous. It does lose some of its potency. The official recommendation is to safely dispose ... Read More
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Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
They are still OK: A study published in Journal of the American Medical Association several years ago, regarding drug expiration dates. The authors examined a large num ... Read More
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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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A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not Recommended: We can not recommend the use of expired BirthControlPills as the chances of becoming pregnant increase with expired BCPs Same holds in my opinion whe ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Expiration Dates: Nope. Not at all. If there was any problem it would be that the advil (ibuprofen) may be less effective. But, in most cases these random arbitrary ex ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Li
Dr. Ronald Li answered
40 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Most likely not: Most medications will still be effective beyond the listed expiration date, but in general they should be discarded and not used beyond the expiration ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: In general this is OK, but really has more to do with how it was stored.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience Psychiatry
Probably: Should be ok ... But definitely use your best judgement. If it tastes bad, then don't drink it. Good luck!
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ventolin nebule: "As packaged for sale, 3 years. After opening outer foil packaging, 3 months. Once Nebule is opened, use immediately" (http://www.medicines.ie/medicin ... Read More
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Dr. Gregg Alexander
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: But, it doesn't mean the product expires. Pampers says, "it doesn't mean the product expires...Paper products do not have a specific shelf life....We ... Read More
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Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
You have to check : The pen which would have the date

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