Prescription Drugs and Expiration Dates Linda Wertheimer talks with Wall Street Journal reporter Laurie Cohen about the FDA's findings regarding expiration dates on drugs. Since 1985 the FDA has been testing the potency of drugs stockpiled by the U.S military. And according to Cohen's article which appeared in today's Wall Street Journal, the FDA says that about 90% of the drugs tested were safe and potent far after their original expiration date.

Prescription Drugs and Expiration Dates

Prescription Drugs and Expiration Dates

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Linda Wertheimer talks with Wall Street Journal reporter Laurie Cohen about the FDA's findings regarding expiration dates on drugs. Since 1985 the FDA has been testing the potency of drugs stockpiled by the U.S military. And according to Cohen's article which appeared in today's Wall Street Journal, the FDA says that about 90% of the drugs tested were safe and potent far after their original expiration date.