Cyclobenzaprine 5mg Shelf Life

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cindirs Says:


what is the shelf life of cyclobenzapine 5 mg?



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David Says:

Hi cindirs,

There's actually a lot of conflicting information around the topic of expired medication/shelf-life of a drug, but according to a Harvard Medical School family health article, except in rare cases (i.e. tetracycline), there is little chance of danger due to taking medications even up to 15 years beyond their expiration date. This conclusion was based upon a study conducted at the request of the US military due to stockpiles of expensive drugs they could otherwise need to replace every few years. The conclusion was that 90% of those drugs remained effective 10 - 15 years after the expiration date.

But the question is whether or not the drug you have happens to be one of these drugs from the study... (I have not seen the list of drugs used in this study).

Source: health.harvard.edu/fhg/updates/update1103a.shtml

How long have you had the Cyclobenzaprine for?

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cindirs Says:

two years

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Bettymay Says:
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My name is Gail and I have a bottle of Cyclobenzaprine 5mgs since 9/10/12
Is it still good to take.

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burrito man Says:
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Pull up the msds, look and see if it's stable or not. Does it decompose, what does it decompose into?

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Nat Says:
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Re: David (# 1)

I’ve had cyclobenzaprine for 2 yrs past the expiration date and it’s a 10 mg one got into a car accident and was wondering if they would still be affective

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Sumei Says:

I have cyclobenzaprine filled on 2014 is it still okay to take?

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