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A 47-year-old female asked:

Is it safe to take any medication after it expired one year ago?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 44 years experience
No -- toss it: No -- you should not take expired medication. After that date, the pills or capsules could be deteriorating. Discard in the trash or in a medicine take-back program -- not in the toilet. All of us who use the water supply will thank you for helping to keep it clean.
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