By David Mittleman

Doctors Warn Consumers About OTC Painkillers

Over-the-counter painkillers like Tylenol or Aspirin are often thought of as harmless, with some people popping one or two tablets per day to keep their pain at a minimum. However, OTC painkillers are not safe to take every day and can cause serious damage to the liver or kidneys. Each painkiller has slightly different harmful effects on the body if taken too frequently, but what doctors stress consumers to remember is that each of these drugs typically started out as prescription only and are now sold over the counter at lower …read more