Message Number: YG2006 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-04-01 18:03:00 UTC
Subject: Compounded HW med was Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Digest
Number 98

In a message dated 03/31/01 11:23:58 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< 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? >>

That depends on a number of things, including the date of expiration before
it was compounded for you, the suspension used, etc. Check with the vet who
gave it to you, but IMO, unless it is prohibitively expensive for you to get
more, I would get fresh stuff for this year.

Dr. Ruth
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