Using over-the-counter medicines safely

OTC - using safely

Over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are drugs you can buy without a prescription. They treat a variety of minor health conditions. Most OTC medicines are not as strong as what you can get with a prescription. But that does not mean they are without risk. In fact, not using the OTC medicines safely can lead to serious health problems.

Here is what you need to know about OTC drugs.

About OTC Medicines

When Should you use OTC Medicines

What the Label can Tell you

Other Ways to use OTC Medicines Safely