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Do birth control pills expire?

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Dr. Timothy Ashley
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

All medications expire- ocps, like other meds, do not immediately become inactive on the expiry date, but effectiveness and safety diminish over time, and for such an important med it's an unacceptable risk to take expired pills.

In brief: Yes

All medications expire- ocps, like other meds, do not immediately become inactive on the expiry date, but effectiveness and safety diminish over time, and for such an important med it's an unacceptable risk to take expired pills.
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