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How long does Ovex threadworm stuff keep for?

(9 Posts)
FlyMeToDunoon Sun 06-Sep-09 13:35:38

The bottle has been opened. I haven't got the leaflet and the box doesn't say. We have had it for a few months now and may need to use it again.Has anyone gor the leaflet to look and see if it says.
I can just buy more but would like to use this up if poss.

Ponders Sun 06-Sep-09 13:44:53

It will have a use-by or best-before date on it somewhere - does the bottle have a printed label?

FlyMeToDunoon Sun 06-Sep-09 13:50:42

It has a use by but does not specify how long it will keep after opening.

Ponders Sun 06-Sep-09 13:58:29

ahhh, I getcha, sorry.

Shelf life is 5 years & it doesn't appear to say refrigerate after opening?

AllUnnecessary Sun 06-Sep-09 13:59:18

I've used old Ovex after a few months. We have it sent here in 5 litre drums grin

FlyMeToDunoon Sun 06-Sep-09 13:59:28

So ok to use do you reckon?

FlyMeToDunoon Sun 06-Sep-09 14:00:04


Ponders Sun 06-Sep-09 14:00:14

link to the leaflet here - it just says

"Storing this medicine
Keep the product out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use your medicine after the date shown as expiry date on the

HTH smile

FlyMeToDunoon Sun 06-Sep-09 14:02:56

Thank you so much. I am going to use it!

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