Expiry Dates for Different Medicines:
The Food and Drug Authority has established the validity period of various types of medicines, such as tablets, capsules, effervescent aspirin, oral liquids, and creams, post-opening.
Validity of Liquid Medicines: For liquid medicines like eye drops, the expiry date is one month after opening.
Validity of Tablets and Capsules: Depending on the packaging, the validity of tablets and capsules varies between 6 months and 8 weeks from the date of dispensing.
Validity of Oral Fluids and External Liquids: Oral fluids and external liquids have a validity of 6 months from the date of opening.
Validity of Effervescent Aspirin and Creams: The validity period of effervescent aspirin and creams differs based on the type of packaging.
Validity of Drops, Ointments, and Insulin: The validity period of drops or ointments is 28 days from the date of opening, while the expiry date of insulin is 4 weeks if kept at a temperature of 2-8°C.
- The Food and Drug Authority has specified the expiry dates of various medicines post-opening.
- The expiry date for liquid medicines, such as eye drops, is one month after opening.
- The validity of tablets and capsules ranges from 6 months to 8 weeks from the date of dispensing.
- Oral fluids and external liquids have a validity of 6 months from the date of opening.
- The validity of effervescent aspirin is one month from the date of disbursement.
- Creams, depending on the packaging type, have a validity period of 6 months or one month post-opening.
- Drops or ointments are valid for 28 days post-opening, while insulin lasts for 4 weeks if kept at a temperature of 2-8°C.