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 ...
7Factors to consider in deciding whether to use an expired medication:.
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 ...
Oct 8, 2012 ... Many prescription drugs were still potent even 40 years after they had officially "
expired,. Many prescription drugs were still potent even 40 ...
Mar 1, 2016 ... In 1979, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring an
expiration date on prescription and over-the counter medicines.
Nov 1, 2003 ... Medical authorities state expired drugs are safe to take, even those that ... a
medication in a cool place, such as a refrigerator, will help a drug ...
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 ...
May 15, 2015 ... “The FDA requires a lot number and expiration date on over-the-counter [OTC]
and prescription brand-name drugs,” explains pharmacologist ...
Mar 4, 2014 ... Drug manufacturers are required to stamp an expiration date on their products ...
Excluding certain prescription medicines such as nitroglycerin, ...
Nov 12, 2014 ... An expired medication may not have an adverse effect, but it's a big risk. ... led a
study of the potency of various expired prescription meds.