over-the-counter medicine


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The IRS has issued guidance reflecting statutory changes regarding the use of certain tax-favored arrangements, such as flexible spending arrangements, to pay for over-the-counter medicines and drugs.
Over-the-counter medicines like Calpol and even simple playthings are often way beyond the means of these parents.
A 1997 study by Kline & Company, a market research firm, found that American consumers saved almost $13 billion a year by using over-the-counter medicines switched from prescription-only status.
It also manufactures some over-the-counter medicines including pain relievers such as paracetamol and codeine and cold and flu preparations such as antihistamine and pseudoephedrine.
Dr Hillard suggests checking with your doc first to make sure it's OK for you to take an over-the-counter medicine, like ibuprofen (Advil, Nuprin, Motrin) or naproxen (Aleve), to help relieve symptoms.
David Sharpe, chairman of the Community Pharmacy Action Group, said: 'Pharmacists rely heavily on their over-the-counter medicine sales to stay in business - without the protection of RPM they will simply not be able to compete with the buying power and aggressive pricing tactics employed by supermarkets.
Nor should you buy an over-the-counter medicine if you are already taking a prescribed drug.
over-the-counter medicine right away and then foodstuffs and clothes,'' said Punyasiri.
During cold and flu season, consumers who are taking a prescription medicine that contains acetaminophen should also check the labels of any over-the-counter medicine they take," Dr.
FREEBIE: To help you become aware of the changes in over-the-counter medicine product labeling, the U.
org said, "Our new research underscores that Americans drastically underestimate the negative impact that prescription drug and over-the-counter medicine abuse is having on teens today.
Sandeep Grewal, one of the physicians leading the development of OTCplus -- an Over-the-Counter medicine app (http://www.
Burnett was taking over-the-counter medicine to fight a cold when he threw the nine-walk no-hitter.
A state alcohol official said the agency is investigating F and M Liquor, as well as the April arrest of a manager of Jay's Liquor in Lancaster for allegedly selling large quantifies of an over-the-counter medicine that can be used to produce methamphetamine.
But as with all medicines, it's important that parents read over-the-counter medicine labels carefully, use these medicines only as directed, and store them safely out of the reach of children.
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