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Expired imodium (loperamide) by two years does it still work?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Maybe,maybe not: It is likely weaker than a preparation still in date, but it might provide some benefit if you are in need and unable to replace it with meds that are in date.
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