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Is It Safe To Use Expired Calamine Lotion
Calamine tends to: Dry out skin. Keep sunburn cool w moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek medical care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of symptoms within several days or if a large surface area is blistered. ...Read more
Here are some...: The advice not to use drugs after their expiration date strongly implies and services the high demand of political correctness and commercialism so to shove responsibility of all parties although their effectiveness may decrease, but not at appreciable degree. So, if you are a responsible and not suit-happy person, you may still use the drugs 3-6 months after expiration date; it not, don't use it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not best choice: It is a matter of effectiveness. Medicines have an expiration date to regulate usage and effectiveness. If medicine expired it may not work at all as intended. Not recommended to use after expired. ...Read more
Most likely safe: Meladerm is an over the counter skin lightening agent. It contains no prescription medications. It does have some acids used for chemical peels so be careful not to overuse it. Chemical peels can be very useful for treating many skin conditions. The real question is it effective enought to justify the cost. ...Read more
Yes: Topical lidocaine can be used for some symptoms associated with TMJ pain, but the real question is whether or not the topical application will provide enough soft tissue penetration for relief. A visit with your dentist would be recommended for treatment options that may provide better relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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