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will ciprodex still work if expired

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Less reliable: May not work as reliably after the expiration date.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
In general: Wouldn't recommend taking expired medications. Are they expired by 10 days or 10 years???
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Jaindl
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
A few months: Past expiration should not create a problem. Be sure you are using for the correct diagnosis.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: The use by date is basically the last point where the med is promised to be at full strength. It may weaken after that point, but may be strong enough ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Expiration: In general, recommend against use of expired medications.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
You can, but...: ...It may not be as effective beyond the expiration date. Best to get a new rx if needed and suggested by your physician.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe. Maybe not.: If the prescribing doctor did not give clear instructions, one can just call the prescriber. He might say skip the drops. You posted your question on ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff McFadden
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes except....: I've treated a lot of people for middle ear infections that thought they had swimmers ear. If you have enough drops left for full course then yo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
21 years experience Pediatrics
48 hrs : at least , for the antibiotic to act , but in meanwhile csn take ibugesic for pain .
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Have U seen ENT: By this point i would wonder if the medication is getting into the area it needs to fix the problem. An ENT will have specialized equipment to gently ... Read More
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