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i have pepto bismol with an experation date of 2013, is it still safe to take?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Safe: There is nothing in this that will degrade in a dangerous manner. You may safely drink pepto bismol that is several years expired.
Answered on Sep 4, 2018

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