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April 10, 2019: SafeMedicationUse.ca Newsletter - You Asked Us: Checking Medication Expiry Dates

Expiry dates on medicated products, including medications and natural health products, are important. While many medications still work for a short time after the expiry date has passed, for safety reasons, it is always best to replace expired products. Many medications will not work as well as a non-expired product. And some can break down into chemicals that are dangerous if swallowed. SafeMedicationUse.ca has the following suggestions for consumers to help check and manage the expiry dates of their medications. Read more ...