A 40-year-old member asked:
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does flonase work if it is expired?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably: If may lose some potency when used way beyond the expiration date.
Answered on Sep 23, 2020
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Flonase: The further Flonase is past it's expiration date, the less effective it is likely to be.
Answered on Jun 3, 2020

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