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Should You Rule Out Certain OTC Pain Relievers?

Find out more about drug safety.

  1. Too much acetaminophen can damage your liver.
  2. It's always safe to combine over-the-counter pain relievers because none of them requires a prescription.
  3. If you're pregnant, acetaminophen is considered safer than aspirin for pain relief.
  4. You can take aspirin one week before surgery.
  5. If you have heart disease, it's always safe to take NSAIDs for pain relief.
  6. If you take blood thinners such as Coumadin or aspirin, you should not take NSAIDs without first asking your doctor.
  7. If you have asthma, aspirin can make your symptoms worse.
  8. Children and teens who have the flu should never take aspirin.

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