Over-the-Counter Pain Medication: Use with Caution

Too much of these common pain relievers can be hard on your stomach, liver and kidneys.

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When arthritis pain flares up, do you immediately reach for an over-the-counter (OTC) pain reliever? Millions of Americans rely on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs - Advil, Motrin, Aleve), aspirin or acetaminophen (Tylenol) to self-treat aches and pains. Although these medicines can ease achy joints, taking too much of them can be hard on the rest of your body.
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