Prepare for Cold and Flu Season

As the leaves begin to change, and the temperature begins to drop, the sounds of sniffles fill the air. When cold symptoms or fever have you heading for the drug store, the Know Your Dose campaign reminds you to use your medicines safely. Spread the word so your friends and family can stay healthy too.

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Sources:

  1. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/commoncold.html
  2. Symphony IRI Group Panel Report, based on data collected in 2011
  3. http://getreliefresponsibly.com/acetaminophen/faq.php

How to Read Your Label

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Always Remember To:

  1. Always read and follow your medicine label
  2. Never take two medicines that contain acetaminophen
  3. Know if your medicine contains acetaminophen
  4. Ask a healthcare provider if you have any questions about medicines containing acetaminophen

Visit the CDC for flu safety tips.

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