expired oxycontin

Discussion in 'Oxycodone' started by anonymous24601, Jul 12, 2005.

  1. anonymous24601

    anonymous24601 Newbie

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    I found a bunch of 10mg oxycontins that expired on 12-7-03. are these still okay to use?
     
  2. Nicaine

    Nicaine Titanium Member

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    That's not too old, they may have lost a bit of potency but probably not all that much... depends on how well they're been stored tho, is the container airtight?

    I don't think there's any risk from using expired opiates (particularly if it's not 10 years or some shit). If they aren't off-color or moist/crumbly, I am probably good to go.Edited by: Nicaine
     
  3. anonymous24601

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    they're in good condition - they look like normal pills. they're still in the bottle they came in from the pharmacy.
     
  4. Mike177

    Mike177 Gold Member

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    Your fine, I dont know the stability of Oxycodone, but you should be fine. If it was SWIM who had them he would use them and not give a second thought about it. The worst thing youll run into is them being a little weaker than normal, if even that.
     
  5. McDiggy

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    All the expiration date means is that the drug is 90% of the original
    potency. So on 12-7-03, the drug had 9mg of oxycontin that hasn't
    degraded yet. Chances are, it was actually one year from the
    original purchase (The law is every drug going out of a pharmacy has an
    exp date of one year from it's original packing, no matter what) and
    depending on the activity of that pharmacy's sales, the real exp date
    may have been 2004 or 2005, even 2006.
     
  6. daveman

    daveman Silver Member

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    id try it out for sure, i havednt heard anything about them become poisioness if they are old, so shit why not take em?
     
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  7. anonymous24601

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    I took them a few of them and was able to get the desired effect. they were fine, except that they were a little weaker than they probably should have been. thanks everyone for the advice! SWIM might've missed out on a nice amount of oxys if it weren't for you guys![​IMG]
     
  8. seriousmoose

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    swims found expired percoset from a broken arm, forgotten about, worked fine [​IMG]