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 Is it OK to take expired prescription drugs?

Answer Prescription drug expiration dates indicate the guarantee from the manufacturer that the medication will retain its potency and safety. An FDA study referenced on Johns Hopkins Health Alerts found ... Read More »
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How do i dispose of expired prescription drugs?

It's a common occurrence. You open your medicine cabinet during spring cleaning and realize that you've got a bunch of expired medications, including over-the-counter or prescription drugs, or vita... Read More »
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Is it legal to buy prescription drugs without a prescription?

It is illegal to buy or possess prescription drugs without a prescription, according to the Food and Drug Administration. While some websites sell prescription drugs, you still must present a writt... Read More »
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Do prescription drugs go bad?

On One Hand: Meaning of Expiration DatesPrescriptions drugs do not go bad in the sense of rotting, however, they do deteriorate and diminish in potency. A 1979 law mandates drug manufacturers to st... Read More »
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When drugs become OTC are they less effective than when they were prescription?

No, they are at lower doses that are safe in general to use as directed on the label. So a 200 mg tablet of naproxen isn't going to be as strong as 400 mg tablets, but they are safer to use without... Read More »
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