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FDA Consumer Health Information -- Expiration Dates Matter
Date:4/19/2011

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- If your medicine has expired, it may not provide the treatment you need. In this Consumer Update video, FDA pharmacist Ilisa Bernstein explains how expiration dates help determine if medicine is safe to use and will work as intended.

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