Feb 10, 2014 ... Patients often have questions about drug expiration dates: Can they take a
medication if it has reached the drug expiration date? Are there ...
Apr 29, 2016 ... Learn about the risks of taking expired medications and over-the-counter drugs.
The active ingredients in the medications may no longer work, ...
Nov 12, 2014 ... The question: Is it ever safe to use expired medications? The answer: We've all
come across that bottle i...
Nov 1, 2003 ... Medical authorities state expired drugs are safe to take, even those that expired
years ago. A rare exception to this may be tetracycline, but the ...
If not stored under the proper conditions, medications actually may expire before
the expiration date. Using expired medications is similar to eating spoiled food.
Oct 8, 2012 ... An analysis of eight expired prescription drugs has found that most have
remained just as potent as they were on the day they were made.
Aug 25, 2014 ... There is a lot of confusion surrounding expiration dates on over-the-counter and
prescription drugs. Some people use the stamped date as a ...
May 15, 2015 ... What does the expiration date on medications really mean? Do they become
unsafe with age or just ineffective? The answer is much more ...
Jul 15, 2015 ... Though expired medications retain their potency, no scientific study has ever
tested and verified the safety of expired drugs in humans.
Dec 13, 2010 ... Q. Are medications useless or dangerous after the expiration dates stamped on
the bottles? A. We have all had the experience of hunting for an ...