A SURVEY ON DANGEROUS SIDE EFFECTS OF OTC MEDICATION ON HUMAN HEALTH

Authors

  • Sanghadeep S. Gajbhiye VIVA Institute of Pharmacy, Virar (E).
  • Jayshree R. Aate Hi-Tech College of Pharmacy, Morwa, Chandrapur

Keywords:

OTC drugs, Prescription, Side effect., Human health, OTC medication.

Abstract

OTC drugs are those drugs which are safe and effective for use by the general public without a doctor’s prescription.  It is also called prescription de controlled drugs.These drugs are the non prescription or over-the-counter drugs. These have little significant pharmacological activity and therefore the physician need not to be very much concerned about their use by the patients themselves. It is used primarily for symptomatic relief and not as substitutes for prescription drugs. Associated harms included direct physiological or psychological harm (e.g. opiate addiction), harm from another ingredient (e.g. ibuprofen-related gastric bleeding) and associated social and economic problems.

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27-08-2022
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Sanghadeep S. Gajbhiye, and Jayshree R. Aate. “A SURVEY ON DANGEROUS SIDE EFFECTS OF OTC MEDICATION ON HUMAN HEALTH”. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences, vol. 9, no. 4, Aug. 2022, pp. 11-16, https://informativejournals.com/journal/index.php/tjpls/article/view/93.

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