Over-the-Counter Pain Medications
Just because OTC pain medications are available without a prescription doesn't mean they are harmless. Find out if you're taking your pain relief safely.
True or False? Millions of Americans take over-the-counter pain medications.
True or False? NSAIDs may raise your risk of heart attack, stroke, and heart failure within the first few weeks of use.
The Drug Facts Label includes the following information: (Check all that apply)
True or False? The Drug Facts Label is only found on prescription medicines.
It's safe to: (Check all that apply)
True or False? Aspirin is proven to reduce the risks of heart attack and stroke.
True or False? Someone who has overdosed on pain medication will always have severe stomach pain and vomiting.
The types of OTC pain medications include: (Check all that apply)
True or False? The reason these pain medications are sold over-the-counter is because they are completely safe.
True or False? To reduce the risk of an accidental overdose, you should avoid taking multiple medications with the same active ingredient at the same time.