... actual shelf life, or do I need to toss them after the
27 Mar 2015
I was told years ago by a pharmaceutical rep, drugs last a year after expiration date. Tetracycline is the only one I know of should not use and toss out. However, i would discard drugs such as Rx eye drops and Antibiotics. Cardiac related meds, use no more than 3 months after exp date. Topicals should not be a problem. Any meds that have changed color do not use, oral or topical. IV meds cannot be used when color of liquid have changed color or expired. I store all topicals in the frig to extend shelve life even after expiration. As always your doctor has the last and final word.
- Restasis Information for Consumers
- Restasis Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Restasis (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
What kind of chemical breakdown occurs after the expiration date is reached, and how long after the expiration date can you take the medication? What ...
2 answers • 3 Aug 2011
Bottle says it expired in 2010. Is it still safe/effective now, 2013
1 answer • 25 Jul 2013
1 answer • 23 Dec 2013
my 3 months supply of Skelaxin from mail order company has a short time beforer expiration-i am not having to take as often as i once did -how long ...
1 answer • 4 Feb 2015
How long is it effective for past the expiration date? Is there any danger in taking it if the bottle expiration date is a few years ?
1 answer • 8 May 2015