Almost all of us have held onto medications from many years ago -but never completely used. After all, those items weren't cheap, so why toss them in the trash when they might be necessary at another time?
In some instances, time can do medication some damage. Medications can lose their potency if kept after their expiration date. But even if they are still a little good … is it worth keeping them?
In some instances it might be. But in other situations, you'll be better off ditching that medicine because it might cause more harm than good.
But how long is too long?
On the following page we'll show you how to determine if your First Aid Kit is Up To Date and When To Throw Items Out!