Over-the-counter drug facts for kids

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Regular strength enteric coated aspirin tablets
Acetylsalicylic acid tablets (Aspirin) are a common over-the-counter drug

Over-the-counter drugs (OTC) are drugs that do not need a prescription to be bought. When they are properly used, these drugs do not put the health of the patient in danger.

Many OTC drug ingredients which were prescription drugs are now considered safe enough for use without a prescription.

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