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I have a kidney infection. Will taking expired antibiotic make it worse?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: May be ineffective

There may be some wiggle room when considering the expiration date of meds, but the downside of using them past their expiration date is possible weakness in the preparation.
Depending on the med, it could have no effect at all.The date is meant to assure the strength of the med will be maintained to that point.

In brief: May be ineffective

There may be some wiggle room when considering the expiration date of meds, but the downside of using them past their expiration date is possible weakness in the preparation.
Depending on the med, it could have no effect at all.The date is meant to assure the strength of the med will be maintained to that point.
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