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A 47-year-old member asked:

Does hydrocortisone valerate cream really expire after the date on the tube; it still looks like the same cream?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Expired medicines: Most medicines have an expiration date and they may not be as effective after the expiry date. Creams or ointments are compunds that may not hold together as well after the expiry.
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