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I am on blood thinners and have copd. i have to quit smoking and i am having surgery. i have some unused patches that have exp date of july 2017.is i?

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
I assume that you: are asking if it is OK to use outdated Nicotine patches. The answer is NO and as a general rule it is dangerous to utilize ANY outdated medications. Ask your health care provider for a new prescription.

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