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PostPosted: Tue May 04, 2010 11:18 am
I have several bottles of antibiotics, (Amoxicillin, Cipro, Levaquin, ETC), and need some advice on storage. Right now I have them in the freezer. Anyone here with Medical background with some advice?
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PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2010 1:51 pm
btmsx; you're doing the right thing. If the original factory seal is intact, and you store meds in the freezer, they will maintain potency long beyond the expiration date on the bottle. There is HUGE slack built into the expiration date for many reasons, not the least is gov'mint requirements, and built in obsolescence. Hope this helps.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 01, 2010 3:32 pm
Thank You dochudson. I figured I couldnt go wrong freezing them.
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