When in doubt--Ask!

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Can I take my prescription medication with otc drugs?

When in doubt--Ask!

All over the counter (otc) medications can potentially interact with your prescriptions. Examples include: Certain antibiotics taken with antacids, high blood pressure medications taken with cold remedies, otc pain medications taken with prescription pain medications, and blood thinners taken with aspirin. You should ask a health professional before taking any otc product if you are on prescription medications.



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