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Old 11-23-2022, 03:32 PM
 
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This is true! I just went to check my Nyquils and Robitussins. Hadn't needed them in a while. Had to throw them out because they had expired. Have to buy new ones.
I suspect but certainly don't know that part of that is by design. Most people probably only need such meds once or twice a year. They end up sitting unused for months. So, make consumers buy new more often.
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Old 11-23-2022, 03:34 PM
 
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I agree.
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Old 11-23-2022, 05:16 PM
 
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I have used long expired prescription meds many times, only for acute conditions though, and they always work fine. I trust OTC's a lot less.
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Old 11-23-2022, 07:15 PM
 
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Mullein herb tea, capsules or tincture works well for chest congestion. I don't have anything against over-the-counter meds, but this can't be beat.
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