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Transderm Scop Patches

Transderm Scop - Expiration Date 01/2011.
Is this product still viable at this date?
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It'll probably work, but won't be as potent.
They have to put a best before date on everything...like food...the chips will still be good and safe to eat, but they won't be as fresh.
I have a bottle of aspirin that "expired" last year, but they still work.

Still, it's best to ask a pharmacist. Just call one up and ask about the shelf life of the product. There ARE some meds that won't work, and others that can make you sick if expired.
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Hello and welcome to the community.

Most products with expiration dates have some lee way built into the date.  If it has not been stored properly, I would say no. If it has been stored properly, it is getting close to what I consider the end of its viability.  I usually assume meds within 6 months of their expiration date are okay.  After that, I throw them out.  That is my personal practice.  

Meds either concentrate or weaken as they age.  The trouble is that as a consumer we rarely know which way a specific drug goes.  But with the manufacturer's built in "cushion", I think you should be alright if you use the patches within the next few weeks.

Take care and God bless.
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