Ask the Pharmacist: Expired Meds

Published Online: Friday, August 26, 2011
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In this video, Duane Wesche, RPh, a pharmacist at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, addresses a patient’s question about taking a medication that has been expired for 6 months. Listen as he talks about the importance of maintaining regular physician visits, taking medications for the entire course of therapy, and not saving antibiotics.

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