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 ...
Feb 11, 2014 ... A notable issue with expired medicines is reduced efficacy, but some, like the
antibiotic tetracycline, can degrade into toxic chemicals.
Sep 2, 2015 ... 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 ...
Consumers and caregivers should remove expired, unwanted, or unused ... sites
are set up in communities nationwide for safe disposal of prescription drugs. ... To
prevent accidental ingestion of these potentially dangerous medicines by ...
Jul 15, 2015 ... Though expired medications retain their potency, no scientific study has ever
tested and verified the safety of expired drugs in humans.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Dec 15, 2015 ... Taking expired medication could be dangerous. — Oredia / Alamy Stock Photo.
En español | There's certainly controversy about expiration ...