Guide to Over the Counter Medications

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Abstract:

This 23-page document educates people about over the counter medications. It provides general consumer health information about health & wellness and prevention, and offers basic advice about when to see a doctor and when to go to the emergency room. The document outlines the difference between brand name and generic medications, and uses text and photographs to explain how to read medication packages. Its information is arranged by ailment, symptoms, active ingredients, instructions for use, alternative treatment options, and warnings. It examines over the counter medications for pain or fever, heartburn, gastritis, and reflux, constipation, allergies, diarrhea and vomiting, hemorrhoids, lack of sleep, the common cold, cleaning of skin wounds, oral hygiene, and medications for children.

Author(s):
Global Health Center, University of Louisville, Division of Infectious Diseases
Country of Origin:
United States
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Method:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Copyright:
Licensed by Creative Commons
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
1/1/2015
Record Last Updated:
1/9/2018

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