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I use the Vivelle estrogen patch, and they're very expensive. I found some that expired. Can I still use them?

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Associate Clinical Professor, St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
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Medications can only be guaranteed to be at their most effective when they are used before their expiration date.

Once expired, they may not be as effective.

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