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Just because a drug is sold without a prescription doesn’t mean it isn't serious medicine. Sometimes different over-the-counter or prescription medicines contain the same active ingredient. So when you take more than one medicine at the same time, it’s possible to take too much of the same active ingredient.
Read the label carefully to find out exactly what you’re taking. When in doubt, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
It’s simple. Read the label.
National Consumers League
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Food and Drug Administration