Do you know how and where you should safely store your medicines at home? Expiry date printed on your medicine has meaning only if the medicines are stored properly. This knowledge is important because drugs can actually expire way before the printed expiry date if stored incorrectly. This is called accelerated degradation.
WHEN DO MEDICINES EXPIRE? Product labelling is a very important component of pharmaceutical good manufacturing practice. And for people using medicines, the information on the package may be the only source of instructions on how to use the medicine. This may include how the medicine should be taken, manufacture date, batch number,