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Are OTC Medications Right for Your Pain?

Posted by Brenda Poppy on May 17, 2016

When pain strikes, most people turn to their medicine cabinet before seeking help from a doctor. The easy-to-procure, simple-to-take pills are a household staple for everything from headaches and common aches and pains to daily chronic pain conditions, like arthritis and back pain. But, similar to any other medication, there can be drawbacks to these easily obtainable pills. Learning when to utilize OTC pain medications – and when to consult a physician – may give you the best chance of effectively managing your pain.

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Topics: Blog, Over-the-counter medications, Pain relief, At-home treatments