FDA educates with safety article regarding pain meds


ROCKVILLE, Md. The Food and Drug Administration has published a consumer article about the safe use of pain medications, the FDA announced Monday.

The article contains information on the use of OTC and prescription pain relievers and advises patients to use drugs as directed and know the active ingredients.

The article is available online at http://www.fda.gov/consumer/updates/painmeds022309.html.

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