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What are the risks of taking expired xopenex and pulmicort ...

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What are the risks of taking expired xopenex and pulmicort for a 4 year old?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Lindie replied 11 years ago.

Medication that is expired may have no effect at all. The active ingredients can actually break down and can cause adverse effects in people too. So it is never safe to take or give expired medication to anyone. Especially since it's not known how it would effect someone.

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