Medications that can be purchased over-the-counter (OTC) at a pharmacy are assumed to be safe, but these products do carry the risk of side effects and health risks, especially when not used as recommended. Drug side effects and interactions are responsible for thousands of emergency room visits each year. Many people think because these products are available without a prescription that makes them safe.
I recently gave a presentation at the White Oaks Live Well Health & Wellness Symposium where I discussed some of the most commonly used OTC drug categories, their side effects and risks, and natural alternatives. Click on this link below to view my presentation: