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Are expired medications effective?

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Dr. Brandon Maples
Pharmacology
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In brief: Sometimes

Sometimes they are.
For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year.

In brief: Sometimes

Sometimes they are.
For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year.
Dr. Brandon Maples
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