Wellness 101

108: How Safe is Your Over-The-Counter Medicine

Episode Summary

While most Over-The-Counter drugs have long been considered relatively harmless, recent research suggests otherwise; in many cases, the long-term consequences of taking Over-The-Counter drugs were inadequately explored before their release on the market, and we are only now beginning to understand their numerous adverse effects. This week we talk about the health risks of common Over-The-Counter meds, including ibuprofen, aspirin, acetaminophen, decongestants, antacids, and antihistamines, and discover safe alternatives to these drugs. Tune in every Sunday to 97.1FM Newstalk Radio to hear our podcasts live!