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Acetaminophen Expiration Date
maybe: The expiration date is that point after which the potency of the product cannot be assured.As long as you are not sensitive to the breakdown products of the older medication, it is not likely to cause problems. ...Read more
How long will extra strength tylenol (acetaminophen) capsules remain safe and effective past their stamped expiration date?
Who knows: There is an expiration date for a reason. I am not sure that the reason is to encourage you to purchase more, but if kept dry and out of direct light most "coated" medications would be ok a fairly good while after the expiration date (in my opinion). ...Read more
Does an expiration date on the bottle really mean it's expired? I have Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM and it says it expired in 2005, is it still safe to take? Will it st
Expiration: A few months of expiration is likely OK, but a decade no way! ...Read more
Is it true that medicines such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin, and clariton really lose its effectiness or do harm after it expiration date?
Yes.: They are not harmful, but do lose potency. ...Read more
It depends: This is an important question. Too much Acetaminophen is dangerous. According to epocrates, a drug information program, most healthy adults can get up to about 1, 000 mg in 4 hrs, and 4, 000 mg (4 grams) per day safely. Children should get less, based on their age or weight. Read labels carefully, and ask your doctor or nurse if unsure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer