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Methylprednisolone expired 2014 is it OK to take as of April 22, 2015

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Hi Greg,
Drug companies do not guarantee potency greater than 90% beyond the expiry date. How fast drugs deteriorate beyond the expiry date is an unknown. If thse are eye drops then sterility is also an issue.
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Eric Brandt, B.Sc. Pharm

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