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  1. Understanding Over-the-Counter Medicines

Consumers' Room


Medicines in My Home

You need to know how to choose over-the-counter medicines and use them safely, whether you are a college student making medicine decisions independently for the first time, an adult caring for children or aging parents, or a senior taking an active role in your healthcare.


The Consumers' Room materials are for adults. If you aren't an adult, ask for help and permission from an adult when you think you need a medicine. You can also visit the Students' Room.



Visit the Teachers' Room for lessons created for middle school students (Grades 6 through 8) or adults.

For Consumers

Medicines in My Home (Translations)

And Especially for Parents

Consumers' Resources


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