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Is it safe to take sufafed after the expiration date?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Yes

Most expiration dates of medication are by formula rather than in consideration of the actual diminution of the quality of the medication.
Sudafed is a solid pill which is unlikely to deteriorate in any meaningful way for several years post the date of expiration. Since its effect is quick, you will know if it is working even if past the date of expiration.

In brief: Yes

Most expiration dates of medication are by formula rather than in consideration of the actual diminution of the quality of the medication.
Sudafed is a solid pill which is unlikely to deteriorate in any meaningful way for several years post the date of expiration. Since its effect is quick, you will know if it is working even if past the date of expiration.
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