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My dog had stomach issues in April. He was prescribed

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Hello - my dog had stomach issues in April. He was prescribed Carafate and it expired 7/1. He is acting up again - can I give him the expired Carafate?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Drew replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'm a licensed veterinarian and I'll be happy to help.

Yes, it is safe to give the expired Carafate, though it may be less effective than it would have been when it was fresh. No dangerous effects would occur from it being expired.