Ask Dr. Marks: 08/03

In cleaning out my medicine cabinet recently, I noticed a number of drugs that have expiration dates that have passed. Is there any danger in my taking these drugs now? When do good drugs go bad? All over-the-counter medications will have an expiration date printed on their label. Expiration dates will vary from medication to medication and from lot to lot. They are based on the pharmaceutical companys test for stability of the drug. …
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