When Does Prescription Medicine Expire

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Jessie Says:

I take Hyzaar 100/12.5 nightly and I ran out of the prescription. I have a sample pack that my doctor gave me years ago which expired Oct. 2010. Is it dangerous to take 1 of them?

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Verwon Says:

They don't get dangerous after the expiration date, but they do lose efficacy. Thus, if they are years old, then they will no longer work as they are intended.

Learn more Hyzaar details here.

Thus, it would be best to dispose of the old ones and contact your doctor for a new prescription.

However, you need to do so immediately, to avoid the rebound effect of missing medication.

Are there any other questions I can help with?

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Jessica Says:

thank you very much for your response. I did throw them out before I even got the response and did get a new script from the doctor.

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