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Does venlafaxine XR really expire? If the bottle of pills begins to smell like vinegar, is this a sign of expiry?

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Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ee below: If the bottle of pills smells like vinegar and they have expired, get a new prescription.
Answered on Jul 13, 2014
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