A 52-year-old female asked:
Are expired medications effective?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Brandon Maples answered
17 years experience in Pharmacology
Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year.
Answered on Sep 6, 2018
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