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I just took a panadol paracetamol and then checked the date

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I just took a panadol paracetamol and then checked the date and they expired over a year ago! Will they cause harm?

Hi, this is Dr Ansari, welcome to JA

How many Tablets, and mg

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
just one tablet, 500mg

There are usually no side effects to taking painkillers past their expiry date, the only thing that does not happen is to cure the pain.

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Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Okay great thanks!

You are most welcome anytime.