Health Information > Over-the-Counter Medicines

Children

- Childrenâs Over-the-Counter Medicines: Ten - National Council on Patient Information and Education
- Kids Aren't Just Small Adults - Food and Drug Administration
- Got a Sick Kid? Donât Guess. Read the Labe - Food and Drug Administration
- How to Give Medicine to Children - Food and Drug Administration
- Medications -- Common Over-the-Counter Medications - American Academy of Pediatrics
- Taking Medications Safely - American Academy of Pediatrics

Health Check Tools

- Be MedWise Quiz - National Council on Patient Information and Education

National Institutes of Health

- Taking Medicines - National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Organizations

- Poison Help 1-800-222-1222 - American Association of Poison Control Centers
- Food and Drug Administration -
- Center for Drug Evaluation and Research -
- Institute for Safe Medication Practices -

Overviews

- Types of OTC (Over-the-Counter) Medicines and How - American Academy of Family Physicians
- Over-the-Counter Medicines: What's Right for - Food and Drug Administration

Related Issues

- Use Over-the-Counter Medicines Wisely - National Council on Patient Information and Education
- Know Whatâs in Your Medicine, So You Know - National Council on Patient Information and Education
- About Drug-Drug Interactions Involving Over-the-Co - National Council on Patient Information and Education
- FDA Enhances Safeguards for Consumers Who May Have - Food and Drug Administration
- Frequently Asked Questions to Center for Drug Eval - Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
- New Over-the-Counter Medicine Label: Take a Look - Food and Drug Administration
- Dose Cups That Come with Nonprescription Drugs Are - Institute for Safe Medication Practices
- OTC Drug Names-Is What You See Really What You Get - Institute for Safe Medication Practices
- Avoiding Medicine Mishaps: Tips against Tampering - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- Over-the-Counter Drug Abuse - American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Harmful Interactions: Mixing Alcohol with Medicine - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Seniors

- Medicines: Use Them Safely - National Institute on Aging

Specific Conditions

- Over-the-Counter Weight-Loss Products - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- Over-the-Counter Pain Reliever Guide: Compare Befo - Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Statistics

- Characteristics of Primary Prescription and Over-t - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration