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A 36-year-old member asked:

2 years expired acetaminophen w codeine elixir. safe?

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Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 13 years experience
Not recommended: Any time you take expired medication, you run the risk of taking a medication that may have a different chemical makeup then was originally intended. I would recommend you dont use any medication beyond its expiration, especially not two years past.
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