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Can i take pantoprazole-nexium) a year beyond expiration date. I've tried Zantac (ranitidine) for gers and am getting lot of gas pains. Endoscopy in 2 1/2 weeks?

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Dr. Leonid Basovich
Family Medicine
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In brief: You better don't

Any medication has so named shelf life.
That mean that medication still answer to its chemical specification and expected pharmacological effect. Beyond that time point is uncertainty. You may not expect adequate effect from expired medication. There might be potential problems as well. I'd not advise you to take your chances. Go and get new prescription.

In brief: You better don't

Any medication has so named shelf life.
That mean that medication still answer to its chemical specification and expected pharmacological effect. Beyond that time point is uncertainty. You may not expect adequate effect from expired medication. There might be potential problems as well. I'd not advise you to take your chances. Go and get new prescription.
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