Message Number: YG1924 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Karen Purcell, DVM
Date: 2001-03-31 16:45:00 UTC
Subject: Re: liquid heartworm med expire?

Susan D.
> I have a bottle of liquid heartworm that I got in March of 2000. I still
> have some left. Does anyone know if it will still be effective or if it
> expires after a certain amount of time? It's in a dark bottle, so has not
> been exposed to light or extreme temps. (If knowing the name of the medicine
> helps in any way, I don't have it. The name of the medicine is not on the
> label. Just my vet's office label.)
> I will be going to the vet in a few weeks for shots, but if this med is
> still good, I wanted to treat the ferrets (and cats) for the month of April
> since it's warming up and we've been taking them outdoors.
Actually, this is the wrong place to ask this question. Call the
vet that prescribed the medication - the source is the best option
for safety.

-Dr. Karen