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Yup this, except generally for antibiotics, and even then most just become less potent. The main exception is I believe tetracycline and possibly a few other related antibiotics, which do indeed very slowly expire by transforming into a hepatoxic poison. I haven't looked it up in years, but tetracycline outside of direct sunlight and extended air/moisture exposure is definitely non-toxic for at least a year, possibly 1.5-2 years (though I'd never consume expired tetracycline).
For essentially all remotely common recreational psychoactive drugs in pharma-grade pressed tablet or filled capsules (so excluding say sugary syrups, liquid suspensions in general, or maybe say gelling sublingual films like suboxone), they'll maintain at least 90%+ of original potency for easily 10-20 years, EVEN if they were left exposed to the air the entire time whilst undergoing extensive temperature changes from being left in a car. Even then, the worst case scenario is simply less potent drugs. None of them become toxic.
If they're in closed, dry Rx bottles out of direct sunlight and kept at room temperature/stable semi-cold temps, then expect them to only degrade something silly like a maximum of 0.25-0.5% potency reduction per 1 year of storage (e.g. retaining 75% of original potency after aging 100 years).
Still hoarding my extra bupe doses, though my daily dose has occasionally creeped upward vs. 2 years ago. Regardless, every month I manage to stash away at least 2 more months of meds, though the ratio fluctuates from 2:1 and 5:1 in terms of the # of extra months doses I save up every month. In a pinch I could adjust down to 5:1 without much discomfort, though. Realistically the stash contains like ~5-8 years worth at 4mg/day, or I guess like ~10-16 years worth at 2mg/day if I had to IV.
Unfortunately I have no real sizable amphetamine reserves, though (apart from recent script). So I took over a month off CT to reset my tolerance and start on a lower dose. Here's to hoping I can manage to get by on at most 50-67% of my daily scripted dose so I can actually build up reserves, no matter how slowly.
Oh yeah...guess who was smart and bought over 10 N95 masks in Jan/Feb? This guy lol. The N95 masks with the unfiltered exhale valve in particular are quite comfortable, even for hours. If you want to reduce exposure to others, you can wear a typical basic disposable hospital mask layered onto of the N95 and its exhale valve. That way, you filter in via N95, but can breath out semi-comfortably through a non-rated mask barrier filter. It totally beats using a full N95 mask that is twice as hard to breathe on (though of course I'd force myself to use a full one if I was forced to not socially distance for long time periods).
Even without a second layer though, I'm convinced wearing a mask with an exhale valve (depending on the nature of the valve) is still safer for those around you than not wearing a mask at all, as it seems to significantly reduce particle travel distance for high risk behavior (coughing, or in particular sneezing).
Anyone else here sharp enough to grab N95s/N100s/P95s/P100s/KN95s before it was too late? I paid I think like $6.50ea for the pack of 5 non-medical N95s w/ exhale valves, ~$8-9ea for a small 8 "pack" of proper medical dual filtering KN95s, and ~$10-12ea for just 4 of the dual filtering N95s from 3M. This must have been around maybe mid to late Feb at the latest.
For comparison, someone I know who works in a dental office has a boss forking out fucking $45-53 per Chinese KN95 right now (Chinese knockoff equivalent of the US N95, probably ~99% as effective as the N95, if they're even real). Their distributor was charging $25-35 each in March, and were completely unavailable by early April up until about late June.
If I hadn't already stocked up on at least 1-2 masks for every immediate family member, I'd seriously pay like $40-60 for a full N95/KN95 or ~$50-70 for a non-medical N95 w/ exhale valve right now. You can reuse the hell out of them if you let them properly dry out by leaving in the direct sun in your car or by being put in the oven for like 30-90min at ~150F. Just make sure you are CLEAN shaven every single day you plan to use a N95, otherwise its effectiveness is greatly reduced.