I have a prescription which I have carried while traveling in India and similarly bacteria rich environments as insurance. How can they be stored an still be effective?
25 Apr 2012
The general rule of thumb is once they are filled by the pharmacy, they are good until one year from the fill date, then they are considered expired. You might ask a pharmacist if there is any way to preserve freshness any longer but usually they go by the one year from date of fill, then discard.
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