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Is it dangerous to take valium beyond its expiration?

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It is best not to take expired medicines. They can either deteriorate or become dangerous. Keep on ing! Any comments?

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  1. Eleonore says:

    Jul 8, 2008 Hey I have a bottle of Diazepam (Valium) from eith… Would it be safe to take now? over time and it’s a safe bet that it’s over its expiry date (which will be printed on the original If it’s past the date on the label throw it out.

  2. Tamika says:

    My doctor prescribbed me with Diazepam (Valium) and Cipralex as I am having sleeping problems (can’t sleep). My question is: Does Diazepam (Valium) considered dangerous? If so

  3. Willette says:

    Medication does not typically expire. The drug companies are required by law to put an expiration date on them. They say medication can last for years after the expiration date. More:http://www.chacha.com/question/how-long-is-medication-good-for-beyond-its-expiration-date

  4. Joleen says:

    The specific dangers are unknown due to the nature of the drug itself.  The reason there are expiration dates on drugs because OVERTIME, THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE DRUG MAY BE REDUCED DUE TO THE… More:http://www.enotes.com/science/q-and-a/what-danger-taking-amoxicillin-beyond-expiration-76833

  5. Meri says:

    beyond the expiration date? hmmm .. sounds like you answered your own question. Duh! More:http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20060814173238AAaozBB

  6. Emely says:

    Your asthma may not be as well controlled if you use Asmanex past its expiration date, Is it safe to use Valium past the expiration date. I asked my doctor this

  7. Zoila says:

    Valium, nicotine, and steroids are also on the list of drugs testing positive in If you do need to take the medication for a longer period of time to determine if When used properly, they are safe for our families and environment, but they should. Throwing out expired or even unwanted medication is usually done by either Detail:http://www.ehow.com/how_4730809_rid-unwanted-medications-home.html

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