OTC LITERACY FAMILY RESOURCES

Over-the-counter (OTC) medicine safety is a topic that is important for families to discuss. OTC Literacy is packed with resources to help families better understand OTC medicine safety, dosing, responsible usage, and the Drug Facts label.

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dosage thumbHow to Read a Drug Facts Label
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Understanding the Drug Facts label can play a direct role in keeping your family safe. Download this resource sheet for an overview of how to safely use OTC medicines.

image 2How to Safely Dose Medicine
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Accuracy is important when it comes to taking medicine, or when you're administering medicine to the members of your family. Download this resource sheet for tips on safe medicine dosing.


imageHow to Safely Store & Dispose of Medicines in Your Home
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Medicines need to be kept out of sight and reach of naturally curious children. Download this resource sheet now for important tips on safely storing and disposing of the medicines in your home.


pipesHow to Prevent Medicine Misuse
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Even as OTC medicines are available for purchase without a doctor's prescription, they can be dangerous if not used responsibly or misused. Download this resource sheet to help you and your family understand the dangers related to OTC medicine misuse.
 

 

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