OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUGS

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How Much Ibuprofen is Too Much?

If you pull a muscle while running, are experiencing menstrual cramps or have a killer headache, you’re likely to reach for an ibuprofen pill, such as Advil or Motrin, to reduce the inflammation and quash the pain. When taken correctly,...

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5 Medicines You Shouldn't Give Your Preschooler

Each year, medicines given to help children send many to the emergency room instead. Reduce your child's risk for dangerous drug side effects by steering clear of these products.

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When Your Food Doesn't Mix with Your Medicines

Older adults who take a number of prescription and over-the-counter medicines have to be careful -- not only about the way the drugs interact, but how the foods they eat can affect the medications' effectiveness.

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