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Safely Taking and Storing OTC Pain Medications

Published February 4, 2016

Once you choose an over-the-counter (OTC) pain medication that’s right for you or a loved one, it’s important to store it safely. Watch this film to learn where to store your meds, how to keep them Up and Away and Out of Sight of young children, how to prevent misuse, and what to do when you no longer need the medication.

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
Chapters by Topic
Chapters in Spanish

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Safely Taking and Storing OTC Pain Medications

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