05 Sep OTC & Prescriptions
Updated September, 2018.
This is a lively discussion. We hate to interrupt, but you’ve already brought up so many relevant issues, we’d like to clear a few things up so you can make an informed decision, because the answer to Harrison’s question about how bad could it be, is “BAD. Like in real bad. Like in potential death bad.”
Medication misuse has a lot of people talking; even the characters! And this topic allows us to answer the curious question, “How does one become addicted to drugs?” One answer is directly related to over the counter medications, which is the topic of this post. As such, you may wonder, Why are over the counter (OTC) medications dangerous if they are available without a prescription? And, what are all the different prescribed drugs and how do they possibly lead to addiction if a doctor prescribes them? These are all great questions that will be covered in the following sub posts.
In this post, you will cover the following topics:
Information for the OTC sub-posts has been provided by:
Have you ever tried a prescription medicine that was not prescribed for you? If so, why?