A 35-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

is it ok to take expired valacyclovir?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Expiration: In general, recommend against use of expired medications.
Answered on May 16, 2015

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't recommend: as this may reduce effectiveness.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If you need to take valtrex, (valacyclovir) there is a strong possibility that this medication that is 2 years old will not be as effective. You need ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
Expired Valtrex (valacyclovir): It is never a good idea to take medications that are expired. However, with a vast majority of medications, it should be noted that the expiration da ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month