Do Vitamin Pills also expire like antibiotics, pain-relievers and other medicines?

Yes vitamin pills have expiry date too

yes vitamin pills have expiry date too. the vitamin content of the tablet may decompose . but it makes no harm to you but using them will not be effective and there is a risk of side effects too . but it is not happening for all persons using them Vitamin E, oils, and fats stored in pills, capsules, or bottles may in fact lose a lot of nutrition by the coarse of time but not seriously harm you.most multi-vitamins will last years and years after the expiration date ( calcium and zinc pills) but there are exceptions.

My opinion

I agree that money is has value but it doesn't have a greater value than our life. i prefer to strictly follow the expiry date . you can use you to 3 or 4 months after expiry for vitamin tablets though .

i dont agree with the advice of using it over 2 or 3 years after expiry . because there me be no harm in vitamins but what about the preservatives and other chemicals . so to be safe,prevention of expired pills is better.

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rbnstr08 8 years ago from Philippines

Thanks for answering my request.  It was good to know about it because I was having some doubts on disposing some pills that do not show expiration date on their packs or bottles.  That puzzles me why I don't see expiration dates on them.


emma 7 years ago

I would like to know I have a full bottle collegen with v-c which expired on 10-08 but I would like to drink them would they do any

harm ?


writeanything 7 years ago from india Author

if a product has an expiry date then i recomend not to use it after that date but vitamin pills and syrups does nt harm but it will not be very effictive

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