Expired drugs, such as aspirin, are safe to take in most situations, although they may not be as effective, according to Drugs.com. Patients should replace expired drugs as soon as possible if they take the medication fo... More »

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According to the Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide, the expiration date stamped on a medication does not indicate that the medication is unsafe. In fact, many medications are still safe to use even 10 years afte... More »

It is not recommended to take Advil after the expired date, according to Advil. After the expiration date, it is not guaranteed that the ingredients in Advil are still effective. More »

Over-the-counter medication used to provide spinal arthritis pain relief includes acetaminophen, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin and topical ointments, according to WebMD. Prescription drugs used to ... More »

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Common pain relievers include acetaminophen, which is the active ingredient in Tylenol, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDS, such as aspirin, naproxen and ibuprofen, states MedlinePlus. Narcotics are the ... More »

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NSAIDs, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, include medications such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen sodium and magnesium salicylate, according to MedicineNet . These drugs are common active ingredients in pain reli... More »

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Some common nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs include aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen, according to WebMD. These NSAIDs are available for purchase without a prescription. Common prescription brand NSAIDs include Celeb... More »

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