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I take 500 mg amoxicillin capsule before the dentist and i just noticed they expired 5/13/15. its a full bottle. would they be okay to take this july?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Yes: This should be perfectly OK. The expiration date listed is about 6 mos early.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Talk with your pharmacist bout this. They are the experts.
Jun 12, 2015
Dr. Jayang Vora
Dentistry 48 years experience
No: please get read of expired medication. There is a reason why they put expiration date. Good luck.

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