posted on Jun, 7 2005 @ 12:38 AM
I just checked around my home for expiration dates.....
I can find dates on my vitamins, an ointment and a "hot lemon relief"
I found a pack of AA batteries that are good until the year 2011, and my cheddar cheese will hold up until January 2006.
But the 7 bottles of prescription drugs that I found, do not have any expiration date on them. The only date on the label is when it was sold by the
Oh! And in answer to your question.....
Yes, a drug can expire. Not all chemical compounds are stable and can break down over time. The simple exposure to air, light or the wrong temperature
can change a drug.
The dates are on there for a reason, and I don't think it's there to make the multinational pharmaceutical companies richer. They seem to be doing
quite well charging $400.00 for 30 pills to keep people going for anouther month.
And people like Phizer are keeping the world happy by selling Viagra at a high price so that they get rich and you can get it up.(this has become one
of the most successful drugs of all time)(maybe Valium did better
So keep it up, and keep it mellow. We need them, and they need us.....
[edit on 7-6-2005 by anxietydisorder]