A 46-year-old female asked:
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what is the shelf life of vitamin d3? is it a mistake to bulk buy e.g 480 softgels on special offer? does this form last longer than plain tablets?

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Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
No problem: Check the package expiration date, but there should be no problem.
Answered on Apr 24, 2013
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