Is it ok to consume a medicine that has recently expired?
Hi Rajan - I once heard that meds have a shelf life of up to three months beyond the expiration date, but I don't know if there is any real proof to that. I imagine meds don't truly expire right on the print date.
I would say yes for a few months. After that they may lose some potency but they don't become toxic. Many hospitals send their expired medications to 3 rd world countries.
My answer for your que. is a big NO. Y one would like to take expired medicine? expired means out of date, out of its work. How it would be beneficial to the health.
Usually, the main problem of the drug that has recently expired is that it becomes ineffective. I don't accurately know, but I think it is difficult that the drug may break down into harmful molecules. But, this is still a probability. Can you risk with your health! I don't think this is a good idea.
by Aditya Vats6 years ago
Is it Ok to consume caffine and protein at the same time.I take protein supplements before excercise. and also add some coffee to it. so I just wanted to know whether caffine supress the protein effect in any way?
by schoolgirlforreal5 years ago
I think I'm going to write a hub on this when I get some time.I recently got off Lithium because Lamictal, a similar mood stabilizer is working fantastically. And now I don't need Lithium. This is a long story but...
by huck tooey8 years ago
Is it ok for a manager to date a subordinate?On the same shift, different shift, different department when if ever?
by Firoz4 years ago
When is it ok to date again?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.