Effects Of Expired Medicines Intake

Expired medicines are prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, and other herbal supplements that cross the expiration date set by the manufacturers. These expiration dates are just estimation set by the manufacturers and are not necessarily the time when the drug becomes ineffective or toxic. But some medicines can result in kidney failure and other side effects.

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I had Mylanta that was expired. Will it cause any problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I had¬†indigestion, so I took some Mylanta. I did not check the expiration date and had a teaspoon of it. Then I noticed that it got expired some years ago. Will I be fine? Or what should I do?  Read Full »


Ahmed Elhaged

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all Mylanta (combination of Magnesium hydroxide, Aluminium hydroxide and Simethicone) is not prescribed for indigestion. It is for hyperacidity and burning sensation in your esophagus and stomach. It will not affect you. Do not worry. It will not harm you, but wi...  Read Full »

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