Is It Safe To Take Expired Flagyl

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dom Says:
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The bottle says expiration 2012 but my Dr appointment isn't until January 16th can I still take this for a vaginal discharge


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Verwon Says:

Hello, Dom! How are you?

Medications tend to lose efficacy, once expired, so it may not work as well as it did, when it was new.

As to the discharge, it depends what is causing it. This is classified by the FDA as an antibiotic, so it is not appropriate for all vaginal infections. Its typical side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, stomach burning and cough.

Is there anything else I can help with?

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Kassie Says:
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I have a bottle of metronidazole that expired June 2016. Is it still safe to take today for bacterial vaginosis today August 2016.

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Eve Says:
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I have an expired prescription of Flagyl (2014)...It was stored in my plastic container away from water and sunlight. Would it be safe to use this please? Thanks

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Lauren Says:
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I have script for flagyl in 2016 is it still affective

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