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How can I check whether a medication is effective or not?

You can check on the prescription bottle for the expiration date of the medication. Prescriptions dispensed from the pharmacy are typically given an expiration date of 1 year after dispensing. If medication is used beyond the expiration date on the label, the potency and stability of the medication cannot be guaranteed.

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