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 ...
Jul 15, 2015 ... In the late 1970s, the FDA first began requiring expiration dates on both
prescription and over-the-counter medications. “To assure that a drug ...
7Factors to consider in deciding whether to use an expired medication:.
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 ...
Apr 29, 2016 ... ... the risks of taking expired medications and over-the-counter drugs. ...
sometimes quick to disregard expiration dates of their prescriptions and ...
Sep 13, 2013 ... The FDA found that 90% of over 100 OTC and prescription drugs were perfectly
fine 15 YEARS after the expiration date. Some of the potency ...
Oct 22, 2012 ... A new study reveals that prescription drugs remain potent even after their
expiration date, provided they are unused or unopened.
Apr 2, 2000 ... Drug expiration, drug shelf life information. and drug effctiveness. ... ultimately
covered more than 100 drugs, prescription and over-the-counter.
Sep 9, 2002 ... Does the expiration date on a bottle of a medication mean anything? ... Third,
studies show that expired drugs may lose some of their potency ...