My Husband Took Expired Maalox. Should we Worry?


Asked by sam090410

I Bought Some Maalox To Night And Got Home And Gave It To My Husband Not Till After He Took It We Noticed That It Expired In February Should We Be Concerned?

i bought that maalox tonight july1011 and he took like 4 teaspoons im just worried after he took it we found that the experation date says Feburary 2011 should we be worried?


Expired medication is more of a problem in that it is unlikely to be as effective. But, you can't then take additional medication until the recommended timing that isn't expired because there's no way to tell how effective it is. It shouldn't be a problem it's just likely to not work as well.


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