May 25, 2022
Unlike so many parts of the healthcare system, over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are readily accessible. OTC medicines can be found at drug stores, grocery stores, and various retail outlets, enabling people to purchase medicines when they need them and without first having to see a physician. Having access to OTC medicines when an ailment or minor medical emergency strikes can have a significant impact on a person’s health. It can be the difference between a fever that lingers at 102 degrees and a fever that breaks.