Gut Check: Know Your Medicine

OTC pain medicine safe use

Gut Check: Knowing Your Medicine

Making sense of OTC pain relievers: 2 main types
Knowing that there are 2 main types of OTC pain medications—acetaminophen and NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)—could matter to your health. Learn how to identify the 2 types and take pain relievers safely so you can help avoid possible side effects.

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