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U.S. Pain Foundation

Survey: Consumers lax in using OTC pain relievers safely

Survey: Consumers lax in using OTC pain relievers safely

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. — Many consumers don’t heed safety factors when choosing and using over-the-counter pain relievers, a national survey supported by McNeil Consumer Healthcare finds. Of 1,292 U.S. adults who have used an OTC pain reliever in the last 90 days, 65% don’t consider other OTC medicines they are taking and 45% don’t take