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A 21-year-old female asked:

Is it dangerous to take expired liquid amoxicillin?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Danger - no: It's not dangerous in that it is going to hurt you in any way. However, two questions to think about: why did you have some left over - you should finish what you are prescribed every time to avoid bacterial resistance. Number two: why are you taking expired antibiotics? If you have a new illness that you think needs medicine, you should gt an appropriate dose for an appropriate period of time.
Last updated Jan 19, 2019


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