A 43-year-old member asked:
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does flonase expire?

3 doctor answers
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: All medications have an expiration date. Typically 12 months but check to make sure. An albuterol inhaler does have a two year expiration date and other medications might vary. Check the bottle.
Answered on Dec 16, 2020
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Dr. Pablo Arango
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: The active ingredient breaks down and loses is effectiveness after some time. It doesn't become poisoness or anything.
Answered on Dec 16, 2020
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Check the expiration date if you have your flonase for a while.
Answered on Jun 2, 2020

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not recommended: It's probably safe to use, depending on how old it is--however, if the medication is expired, i would recommend getting a new nose spray.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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.
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Safe: Your flonase, assuming it was not kept in too hot a place, will be fully effective despite that expiration date.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No harm: Get a fresh saline nasal spray, and continue, good luck

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