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This OTC Medication Can Make Your Pain Even Worse, New Study Says

Best Life Logo By Zachary Mack of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: Whether it's relief from a splitting headache or taking the dull ache out of bumps and bruises, over-the-counter (OTC) pain medications are a go-to for millions of people: About eight in ten Americans regularly turn to them for relief, according to health and medicine website STAT. However, while they may make you feel better in the moment, research has shown that the prescription-free pills can have serious health consequences in some cases. Now, a new study has found that one type of OTC pain medication could be making the problem it aims to solve even worse. Read on to see which common drugs could be prolonging your suffering.READ THIS NEXT: If You've Taken Tylenol With These Common OTC Meds, Get Your Liver Checked.Read the original article on Best Life.

This OTC Medication Can Make Your Pain Even Worse, New Study Says

Whether it's relief from a splitting headache or taking the dull ache out of bumps and bruises, over-the-counter (OTC) pain medications are a go-to for millions of people: About eight in ten Americans regularly turn to them for relief, according to health and medicine website STAT. However, while they may make you feel better in the moment, research has shown that the prescription-free pills can have serious health consequences in some cases. Now, a new study has found that one type of OTC pain medication could be making the problem it aims to solve even worse. Read on to see which common drugs could be prolonging your suffering.

READ THIS NEXT: If You've Taken Tylenol With These Common OTC Meds, Get Your Liver Checked.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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