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My valacyclovir HCl expired June 2014 is it still ok to take a couplecouple til I get a new script from my doctor?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, no problem

Officially, you should discard it.
Unofficially (and how I manage my own personal medications) drug expiration dates are very conservative. Almost all drugs retain their potency, and carry no increased risk of side effects, far beyond the expiration date. This assumes it hasn't been in an unusually hot environment, like spending summer in a car's glove compartment.

In brief: Yes, no problem

Officially, you should discard it.
Unofficially (and how I manage my own personal medications) drug expiration dates are very conservative. Almost all drugs retain their potency, and carry no increased risk of side effects, far beyond the expiration date. This assumes it hasn't been in an unusually hot environment, like spending summer in a car's glove compartment.
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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

I would not hesitate taking this medication until you can get more.

In brief: Yes

I would not hesitate taking this medication until you can get more.
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