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How to Read a Drug Label


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All over-the-counter medicines must list the active ingredients and provide their basic information. This information is found in key spots on the box or bottle label.
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All over-the-counter medicines must list the active ingredients and provide their basic information. This information is found in key spots on the box or bottle label.

A sample drug label identifies where to look for key information, including active ingredients, uses and warnings.

© 2002, National Council on Patient Information and Education

 

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