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Is it safe to take expired medication?

They might be okay, but you probably shouldn't.

Drug companies only guarantee the safety of a drug up until the expiration date.

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The bottle of NyQuil always seems to be grimy, faded, and buried beneath layers of toiletries when you come down with a sudden cold. Tired and sniffling, you peer at the label. The medication expired six months ago. At that moment, it’s easy

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