Know the benefits and side effects of a medicine before taking it. Use medicines only if non-drug approaches are not working.
Follow these over-the-counter medicine precautions.
Here are some safety tips about giving children medicines:
For more information, see Quick Tips: Giving Over-the-Counter Medicines to Children.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineBrian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineTheresa O'Young, PharmD - Clinical Pharmacy
Current as ofOctober 9, 2017
Current as of: October 9, 2017
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
& Brian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Theresa O'Young, PharmD - Clinical Pharmacy
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