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Winston-Salem, North Carolina
A 31-year-old male asked:

Will ativan (lorazepam) have still have some effectiveness that expired back in july a year ago? i got a prescription back in 2014 and it expired last year.

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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 47 years experience
Expiration dates: indicate when a batch of a medication can no longer be sold or distributed. The medication itself likely remains effective for more than two years. Take only as directed by your prescription/prescriber. Best regards for relief.
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