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Do reconstituted antibiotics loose their efficacy if not stored in refrigerator for hours ?

I was not able to refrigerate the reconstitued augmentin syrup for about 5-6 hours. The syrup was yellowish by the time I have to use it again. Does this indicate that the syrup lost its efficacy already?
Asked On : Tue, 19 Jul 2011
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Hi, at a cool temperature even if outside the refrigerator the medicine wil not lose its efficacy but in warm n humid condition n if ther is definite change in colour it is safer to use a new one
Answered: Tue, 19 Jul 2011
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