Beverly Hills, CA
A 27-year-old male asked:
i used ear drops that may have been expired, since i havent touched them in a year.am i in danger?
1 doctor answer • 12 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Probably fine: If the ear drops are not cloudy or clumped and have been stored where it is cool, then you almost certainly have not done any harm. There might be a small lowering of the effectiveness if the drops were antibiotics but probably have enough effectiveness to do what you want.
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Last updated May 12, 2017
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