Medicines you can buy without a prescription are called
nonprescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medicines. They may be taken to treat
minor health problems at home.
Examples of over-the-counter
medicines are acetaminophen, aspirin, antacids, decongestants, antihistamines,
It’s important to talk to your doctor about what
medicines may not be safe to give children.
March 9, 2012
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Theresa O'Young, PharmD - Clinical Pharmacy
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