OTC Pain Medication: What You Need to Know

Tens of millions of Americans reach for over-the-counter (OTC) medications for relief of minor aches and pains. But just because they’re OTC doesn’t mean they’re harmless. And with more than 1,000 acetaminophen and NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) containing medications, choosing the right medication can seem overwhelming. This short film will guide you in choosing the medication that’s right for you or your loved one, and give tips on taking them safely.

Watch all the films in the safe medication series:
Safely Taking and Storing OTC Pain Medications
OTC Pain Medication: What You Need to Know
Safe Medication Disposal
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