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Over the counter (OTC) drugs are ones that can be purchased without a prescription from a doctor, therapist, or other medical personel verifying a need for that particular product that is usually sold at standard dosages. The medicines are often regulated by pharmaceutical agencies based upon most active ingredients found in the product. They are considered milder versions of treatment when used according to printed directions.

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You may have read some amazing stories of people who claim to have had a complete reversal of their fibromyalgia symptoms from taking something called guaifenesin.  You may also wonder why it is not prescribed more often if it works so well.  For almost two decades now, a controversy has raged over the guaifenesin protocol as a treatment…

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Cort, Health Guide, answered I need a pain reliver over the counter… Ibuprofen doesn't have either aspirin or naproxen in it and is readily…

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Merely Me, Health Guide, commented on Get Relief from Tylenol Responsibly I am seeing signs at my pharmacy about this.    Oh wait...I think I am…

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