Old medicines gather in the back of your medicine cabinet over time, but is it safe to take the medicine past its expiration date?
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Drug Expiration Dates — Do They Mean Anything?
“It turns out that the expiration date on a drug does stand for something, but probably not what you think it does.”
Don't Be Tempted to Use Expired Medicines
“Using expired medical products is risky and possibly harmful to your health. In the late 1970s, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring an expiration date on prescription and over-the counter medicines.”
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