I am a diabetic with a uti. I have a full course prescription of 100mg tablets that expired two years ago. I'm in terrible pain. Can I take them safely?
Never take out of date med's, they are to old, I don't think they will help you a any, call your Doctor maybe he could call something in for you.
Before we get to the out of date issues, Doxycycline is not indicated for use in UTI's and probably would not have cleared the infection regardless.
I will say absolutely not. It is a tetracycline and that can actually harm you if its old. Do not take it, call your dr.
No. Taking old drugs can be very harmful to your health carrying lots of side effects.
No way! Unless you want to get sick.
Go to the pharmacy and tell them you have a UTI and ask them for the OTC meds that will relieve the pain then go to the doctor's to get the necessary lab work done so that they can prescribe the proper antibiotics for what you have. The medication you have is out dated and it may not be for the UTI you have anyway so get something that you know will work.
- Doxycycline Information for Consumers
- Doxycycline Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Doxycycline (detailed)
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