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3133 Professional, Drive #17
Auburn, California 95603

Phone : 530-885-8582
Fax :     530-885-8593

Greater Placer Pharmacy serves Placer County, Sacramento County and all of California.

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Taking OTC Medicines

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Taking OTC Medicines

Buying over-the-counter medicines is tricky. Why? Considering that you don’t have a doctor’s prescription, you might be at risk of choosing the wrong product or brand. But if you’re just suffering from a minor illness and already have the generic prescription, then you can purchase products immediately. Just make sure to consider these questions first before buying OTC meds:

  • Are the products clinically-tested?

    Even before you visit a pharmacy in Auburn, California, do your research about the previous and existing researches about the products you’re going to buy.

  • Are there any side-effects that could result in the intake of these products?

    Refer to a drug guide to look up the possible contraindications and side effects of your product of choice. Remember that some products might be effective for some but not for others. Some products can also result in allergic reactions to some people.

  • Who else are using the products?

    Are there any hospital partners? Has the product been around for many years? If yes, a lot of people can testify to the effectiveness of these products. Again, it’s best to look for real-life and unpaid testimonies, instead of relying too much on celebrity endorsers.

  • How long will I take these products?

    Just because it’s an OTC medicine doesn’t mean it’s less potent than other drugs. Remember that medications can take a toll on your health aside from helping you heal due to the fact it’s based on synthetic chemicals.

By asking these questions, you can be assured of the product’s quality. If you’re now looking for a pharmacy where you can buy affordable and quality supplies, visit Greater Placer Pharmacy, a shop that offers transfer prescription in California.

For your convenience, we are also a free delivery pharmacy, so you don’t have to go through the hassle of waiting in line.

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