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Drug Expiration Dates - Are Expired Drugs Still Safe to Take?

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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 ...

Expired Medications and Their Dates: What's the Harm? - RxList

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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, ...

8 Facts about Expired Medications - eMedExpert

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8 Can you take expired medications or not? The wisdom suggests that if your life does depend on an outdated drug, and you must have 100% of the original ...

Are Expired Medications OK to Take? - WSJ

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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 ...

Are we throwing away 'expired' medications too soon? - CNN.com

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Oct 8, 2012 ... Most drugs are dated to expire after one to five years, but as the results show, that time frame doesn't necessarily correlate to a drug's potency, ...

Medication Safety: Side Effects, Medication Disposal, Expiration ...

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The more you know about the medicines you take, the likelier it is that you will use them safely. WebMD gives you tips for taking medication and for properly ...

What does a medicine's expiration date mean? - Consumer Med ...

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Mar 4, 2014 ... But what does the expiration date mean? Is a medicine still safe to take after its expiration date? Will it cause harm or just not work after its ...

Taking Expired Medicine - Expiration Dates on Drugs & Medications

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Dec 29, 2015 ... Find out the truth behind medicine expiration dates as well as which ones are safe to keep and which ones should be tossed at ...

Expired Medication, Prescription Drugs - Drug Disposal - AARP

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Dec 15, 2015 ... Taking expired medication could be dangerous. — Oredia / Alamy Stock Photo. En español | There's certainly controversy about expiration ...

Expired Medication - Is It Safe To Take Expired Antibiotics & OTC ...

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Got expired medication? Here's the scoop on which prescriptions and over-the- counter medicines are still safe to take -- even after the expiration date printed on  ...

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Special Features > Don't Be Tempted to Use Expired Medicines - FDA

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Mar 1, 2016 ... Taking out-of-date drugs carries certain risks ... Certain expired medications are at risk of bacterial growth and sub-potent antibiotics can fail to ...

Drug Expiration Dates — Do They Mean Anything? - Harvard Health

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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 ...

What Your Pharmacist Can't Tell You About Drug Expiration Dates ...

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Jul 15, 2015 ... The authors found just one report of a patient who may have been harmed by taking an expired drug. This singular case, involving a patient ...