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 ...
Learn about the risks of taking expired medications and over-the-counter drugs.
The active ingredients in the medications may no longer work, or may be ...
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 7, 2013 ... To save money and avoid a trip to the doctor for a new prescription, many people
do take expired drugs. Pharmaceutical companies, because ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Jan 5, 2012 ... If no instructions are provided, a drug take-back program, if available, is a good
way to dispose of expired, unwanted or unused medicine.