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Hazardous Combinations of Over-the-Counter Meds

Hazardous Combinations of Over-the-Counter Meds

When you suffer from minor illness symptoms like those of a cold, a headache or an allergy, you probably resort to over-the-counter medications for relief. You might assume that over-the-counter meds are all safe because they don’t need a prescription. Nonetheless, even if you carefully read labels of these medications, you might make a dangerous combination without realizing. Here are some medication duos you should avoid: 5. Calcium Supplements and Anti-diarrheal Medicine Imodium and other meds that contain loperamide are used to tackle a runny bowel problem. Calcium supplements solidify stool. If you combine the two together, you might overcome diarrhea but you will end up with constipation. Avoid combining these OTC meds by delaying your calcium intake until your …

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