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What about your medication expires here to help a strict on all the Mets and tell us what's fact doctor Marc Siegel from the medical 18 good morning I'm learning also.
Good to see you -- -- whoever some of these issues that people have lots of questions about their medications does it matter where you fill your prescription.
Absolutely -- is a fact.
You want -- get a relationship with your pharmacist they know you they know your history -- -- -- medications.
At a time one medicine is becoming more by the computer this is a personal issue.
The more you go to the -- -- pharmacy the more you gonna get it right.
-- -- or -- always take medication with food that's a -- it depends on what the label suppose it depends on what the medication is.
Your body metabolize -- thinks faster if you haven't eaten so it is the in most cases you -- actually have your food and Europe medicine's on an empty stomach connected -- that fact or myth if you step but -- should double up.
That's a -- you do not want to do something like a blood pressure medicine.
You could lower your blood pressure precipitously.
A blood thinner you could end up bleeding you do not want a W medication if you missed too many doses -- your physician do not double up okay expiration dates matter of fact or meth.
Expiration dates absolutely matter now in most cases Ainsley when you.
Past your expiration date all that happens is the medicine no longer works after -- -- So if -- did take it you're probably safe but there's a couple of medications which actually become toxic like seizure medications and a couple of antibiotics so watch out.
Don't take over after but if you're -- no leeway you can't take -- a month after they expire the truth is if you did you're probably safe I don't want people out there were writing right if you did you're probably safe but as a matter of of course don't do it medications are so expensive so.
A lot of people try not to buy him last thing you know -- they have a whole bottle full.
Any -- understood check with your physically -- best way to get rid of old medications we always hear flush it down the toilet is -- the net Arafat well -- Really really -- I mean.
You do not -- -- flushed down the toilet there's plenty of times when we've studied and we find it in the in the drinking water we find that chemicals.
From some of your medications and are drinking water we don't want it.
Actually what you do is you package it with something organic like coffee.
And you put it.
In the garbage not even then there's some concern that it gets into the soil but it's absolutely a -- -- if you want to get the labels off the bottle if you can easily return it.
To the pharmacy there's ways of recycling medication -- check on that.
-- can recycle I such great information thank you so much importance of the cedar that it.
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