Skip Navigation

Taking Medicines

Taking Medicines Safely - How to Take Medicines

There are two types of medications: drugs your doctor prescribes for you, called prescription drugs, and those you can get without a doctor's prescription, called over-the-counter drugs. It is important to realize that over-the-counter products include many different substances such as vitamins and minerals, herbal and dietary supplements, laxatives, cold medicines, and antacids.
(For more, click below on "Next Page.")