A 42-year-old member asked:
it's okay to use my expired lidocaine viscous solution for my sore throat right?
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Anesthesiology 35 years experience
expired lidocaine : I will not suggest any expire medican to be used.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Can I use my 3 year expired lidocaine viscous solution for my sore throat?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Anesthesiology 21 years experience
No: I would not advise using medication that is expired by three years. You can use throat lozenges an gargle with warm salt water. If no relief, go see your doctor.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Could I use my expired lidocaine viscous solution for my sore throat?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Pass on expired meds: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amt of lemon juice helps.
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Last updated Jun 1, 2014
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