Out Of Date Cymbalta

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does prescription have expiration date

I have Cymbalta that expired 05/2014. With this being 02/2016, is this medication safe to take? ## Hello, Lynn! How are you? As reported by the FDA, this medication does not become dangerous once expired, but it does start to lose effectiveness, so it may no longer work as well as it did, when new. It would be best to dispose of the expired medication. The typical side effects of this medication may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

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effectiveness of older pills

I have a prescription for Cymbalta thats about 6yrs old...will the pills still work? ## At this point, you should really just properly dispose of them. Once they are removed from the original factory sealed bottle, tablets and capsules have a one year expiration date, because they are then exposed to the elements, which hastens degradation. This means that they lose effectiveness over time, thus after this many years, they are most likely worthless. Learn more Cymbalta details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

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