Over-the-counter medicines are convenient and affordable ways to care for yourself and your family. Make sure you're getting the maximum benefit of your OTC medications by using them correctly. And keep your entire family safe by storing and disposing of OTC medications properly. The tips below are a great place to start.
Kids are curious.
Keep medicine up and away out of sight.
Close containers correctly.
Always use the closing device that comes with the medicine.
Make sure you're getting the right dose.
When using a medicine dosing cup, be sure to measure at eye level on a flat surface.
Visit KnowYourOTCS.org to learn more about the safe and secure way to use, store and dispose of your OTC medicines.