OTC Drugs for Daily Life

Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are medicines sold directly to a consumer without a prescription from a healthcare professional. There are a list of OTC drugs highly used in our daily life-

1. Paracetamol (used as a pain reliever and fever reducer)

2. Albendazole (used for the treatment of parasitic worms)

3. Ascorbic acid (used in vitamin-c deficiency)

4. Metronidazole (used to treat various type infection caused by anaerobic bacteria and protozoa)

5. Omeprazole (used for the treatment of gastric problem)

6. Riboflavin (used in vitamin- B2 deficiency)

7. ORS (used to treat fluid and electrolites imbalance)

8. Low dose contraceptive pill (used in birth control)

9. Ranitidine (used to treat gastritis)

10. Cetrizine (used in hay fever and allergies)

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