Feb 10, 2014 ... Are there certain drugs that should never be used past their expiration date? For
many patients, these questions arise because medications ...
Mar 1, 2016 ... Taking out-of-date drugs carries certain risks ... Expired medical products can be
less effective or risky due to a change in chemical ... recommend throwing the
medicines away in the household trash after mixing them with a ...
Medical authorities uniformly say it is safe to take drugs past their expiration ...
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, ...
Aug 25, 2014 ... "It turned out that 88% of the lots could be extended beyond their expiration date
for an average of 66 months—or 5½ years," says Dr. Bergquist ...
Oct 8, 2012 ... The study's findings suggest that the expiration dates of some drugs could be
safely ... Most drugs are dated to expire after one to five years, but as the results
... Although consistently taking depleted prescription drugs could ...
Sep 9, 2002 ... Second, medical authorities uniformly say it is safe to take drugs past their
expiration date -- no matter how "expired" the drugs purportedly are.
Dec 29, 2015 ... "In general, I would say many oral medications are safe to take a year or two
beyond their marked expiration date," says Sara Bingel, PharmD, ...
Do drugs really stop working after the expiration date? ... 70% of 1,000
respondents said they probably wouldn't take a prescription drug after its
expiration date; ...
May 10, 2012 ... Because of expiry dates, an enormous quantity of drugs are ... the U.S. Drug
Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take-Back .... Excedrin
may be effective after expiration – but sniff for the vinegar odour, ...