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My mom thinks it's okay for me to take 2 year expired pepto bismol, (bismuth subsalicylate) is this safe?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Expired pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate): This is always a question - as long as the solution when shaken mixes well then its okay. INmany countries of the world expired medication is commonly used without any problem its only in the USA its frowned upon - its called FDA and making money.

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