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Can A Zpack Be Used 6 Months After The Expiration Date
Azithromycin (zithromax, azithrocin, zmax, azin) is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics.[not in citation given (see discussion.)] it is derived from erythromycin, with a methyl-substituted nitrogen atom incorporated into the lactone ring, thus making ...Read more
How long after expiration can Curva be used and what could the possible side effects be if you took them after the expiration date?
Honestly: I wouldn't advise to take either a supplement or a prescribed medication past its expiration date. The expiration date is there for a reason, more often because the drug or supplement does not have the same efficacy past that date. Plus, in supplements that aren't regulated by the FDA you really don't know what you're getting when it starts to degrade past it's date. I'd say throw them out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: I would discard it and see your doctor. ...Read more
Can i take methocarbam two years after the expiration date? It was keep in a cabinet in it's original container.
No: It is not recommended to take old medications, even if kept in it's own container and stored safely. Sometimes the chemical breakdown causes toxic byproducts, as well as they can be less effective even if not toxic. Check with your neighborhood pharmacist also for more information. ...Read more
The expiration date on my bottle of doxycycline is June 23, 2015 which is 18 days ago. Will it not be effective? Will it not work anymore?
Erase After Viewing-: I have a secret to tell you. Anyone looking over your shoulder? OK, close the windows and door. Pull the blinds and turn off your TV remote devices. Unhook your router. And anyone who reads this put cotton in their ears....There are a lot of medications you can take way beyond their expiration date.There are a few you can't, so it takes a little research but as far as your couple of weeks, NO PROB ...Read more
I was given a conception date of 5/15 by using u/s dating. how many days before/after could sex occur to cause this pregnancy?
A week: Ultrasound dating is generally accurate to plus or minus one week. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Not recommended: All medications should be properly discarded after their expiration date. The safety of the medication after the expiration date will be effected by the temperature at which it has been stored, its exposure to light, and its exposure to moisture. The history of these factors is sometimes not known and therefore it is best to properly discard after the expiration date. ...Read more
How long can you use albuterol past the expiration date? My inhaler is only a year old. Does the medicine still work?
May be: it isn't the issue of being expired, rather if there is still an active ingredient (the main medicine) in the inhaler? or it just sprays other inactive ingredients, then it won't work. You can still try what you have, it won't harm you, may work with you, but better call your doctor for a new one, good luck ...Read more
I am 6 weeks pregnant and have been given dilaidid 5x a day IV for the last 5 days at the hospital. How can this affect the baby?
How long past the expiratiin date of an OTC med are they still effective. For example a bottle of Aleve (naproxen) a year past the labeled date.
Throw it out: Meds are usually only good for a year. It is not recommended to take them after that time. Go buy some new ones. ...Read more
I have Metaxalone pills with a "discard date" of 7/15. on the bottle which was 1 year exactly from the date of filling the prescription. OK to take?
Can probiotic supplements still be effective after their expiration date or is it just mandatory to put an expiration date on any and everything?
If metronidazole gel has an expiration date on it, how long is it still effective after the date printed ?
Variable: Medications and gels are made of different compounds which break down at different rates. The gel may be effective for weeks to months after its expiration date. ...Read more
If you r 27 weeks pregnant and has been using cocaine... been clean for a few days. Will the baby be positive for drugs when born in November?
No: I don't think it will be positive, but please it is dangerous for you and the baby. ...Read more
I've got an old prescription of old Zopiclone (that I never took before). The exp date is June 2014 - will the be alright to take?
Zopiclone: I wouldn't, and I suggest that you go either to your primary care physician or psychiatrist and get evaluated as well as a full physical and laboratory studies. ...Read more
Have a prescription for Klonopin that is dated 6/20/16. The bottle is mostly full, I use as needed. Will the pills still be affective if used in July?
As directed: First, with a prescription that old, you should be sure that the condition for which this was prescribed is still appropriate for treatment with the drug, which should encompass a doctors evaluation. Second, there is an expiration date on the bottle of the drug from the pharmacy; that will articulate whether this is still appropriate for use. ...Read more
Us on 12/9 read 7wks due date 7/28 when did i conceive and how many days could the conception be off by? Any chance it could be off by 2 or 3 weeks
Calculator: Use a free online reverse due date calculator. Type in your due date and the conception date will be calculated for you. ...Read more
Is cefprozil safe to use 1 year after expiration date? I have some left from my last sinus infection.
Not a good idea: Although most drugs may remain active even 2 yrs after the expiration date, it is not a good idea for you to treat yourself with an antibiotic prescribed for someone else. In addition, it is best to take a full course of the prescribed antibiotic and you would not have enough for another complete course if you only take the left-over. You need to see your doctor first. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does makena injections lose its effectiveness after 5 weeks from first use? there is written that it must be used within 5 weeks from first use.why?
Consistency: Medications such as Makena, really any hormonal regimen, rely on a certain level of consistent presence in the body to be effective. It's quite possible that missing the injections, at certain times, lowers the level of medication in the system; making it less effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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