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How Long Does Septrin Last?

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Claire W

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Emma and Erika are both on a course of Septrin for a mild UTI. I was given a fresh bottle from the vets today but I have found two bottles in my medicine box from last year. One of the bottles has been opened (May 2014) and one hasn't (November 2014) When I say bottles, I mean the brown prescription bottles they pour it in to from the main bottle.

I'm just wondering whether anyone knows if they are safe to use?
 
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I would say the May one definitely needs to be discarded but the November one may be ok as it is just 6 months, really though I wouldn't take the risk x
 

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Your May one is definitely over and the November one is borderline (6 months).
 

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Yes, these medicines, once they are dispensed don't last very long. They wouldn't harm your piggy but they just may not be effective. Hope they get well soon! X
 
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