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What would happen if I used estrogen cream that is expired?

I've heard that the potency of prescriptions can decrease when they are expired. But other than that, would it be bad to use it?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:40 AM on Jun. 8, 2010 in Health

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  • It would not do you much good if it's just a few days then i wouldn't worry to much but your best bet is is go to wedmd or google this and see what comes up.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:01 AM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • After the expiration date, a lot of chemicals deactivate in medications.
    acurran88

    Answer by acurran88 at 4:40 AM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • OP here- Would it be harmful to use it? Or would it just be less potent?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:58 AM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • I really don't think it is harmful, just ineffective.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 6:00 AM on Jun. 8, 2010

  • As long as you haven't left it in the sun or extreme cold it shouldn't be harmful.
    acurran88

    Answer by acurran88 at 10:05 AM on Jun. 8, 2010

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