This may be the most important prescription I've ever written.
(print public service announcement)
- Richard Carmona, M.D., M.P.H.
Surgeon General of the United States
If you take over-the-counter drugs, remember that these are strong medicines. Follow Dr. Carmona’s prescription: Before you use an over-the-counter medicine, read the directions on the label carefully. Then follow those directions exactly. If you have any questions, ask your pharmacist or other health care professional.
Remember, always Be MedWise.
The Be MedWise Prescription for Taking Over-the-Counter
Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H.,
Some questions to ask:
Remember, OTC drugs are serious medicines that should be taken with care. That is why it is so important to Be MedWise when buying and taking OTC medicines
- The National Council on Patient Information and Education (Be MedWise)
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration