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Over-the-counter, or OTC, drugs can be taken without a doctor's prescription. They're sold in supermarkets or drugstores and treat ailments such as headaches, colds, and allergies.

For every drug you take, be sure to read the label and the other information that comes with it. They tell you what the medicine is supposed to do, who should take it, and how to use it properly.

Where should you look for information about your drug?
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