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is cyclobenzaprine (flexeril) muscle relaxer safe to take after the expiration date?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
RX medicine expired: We can not recommend you take any medicine after the expiry date as it looses its effectiveness.
Answered on Feb 7, 2018
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