Some of you may have learned about the Medicines in My Home program from your teachers at school and some of you may have found us in other ways. We are really glad you are here!
- All About Me [PDF ] [Word]
Information to share with your doctor
- My Medicine Record
Keep track of your medicines
- Medicines in My Home: Information for Students on the Safe Use of Over-the-Counter Medicines
This booklet is for students to take home and share with their families. It contains information that reinforces the classroom lesson and additional information about common medicines found in over-the-counter medicine products used to treat cough, cold, and allergy symptoms.
[Color PDF ]
- Classroom Lesson on Safe OTC Medicine Use - for Student Audiences
[PowerPoint] - The animated PowerPoint presentation includes slide notes to guide you though the MIMH classroom lesson.
[PDF ] - These slide note pages can be printed and used as a script while teaching the MIMH lesson in the classroom.
[PDF ] - This PDF version of the PowerPoint presentation is not animated and does not include slide notes.
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) [HTML] [PDF ]
- Additional Resources for Students
It is a good idea to:
know how to use over-the-counter medicines safely and correctly
know what your medicine does and why your doctor, parent, or guardian wants you to use it
know how your medicine can help you and what kinds of unwanted effects to watch for
You play a very important part in keeping yourself healthy. So, ask questions and play an active part in decisions about your health!
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