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Is it ok to use stye drops if its a few months past the expiration date on infant wit flu crud leakin from eye? acts as if n pain takin tylenol&tamflu

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Dr. Jeffrey Kalt
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
No: Do not use expired medication on your infant. See your pediatrician or ophthalmologist and get evaluated.
Dr. David Medford
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Not advisable!: It is never advisable to use expired drugs, prescribed or "over the counter" otc. It just isn't worth the risk....

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Last updated Jan 5, 2015

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