Nkansah examines 5 misused over-the-counter drugs with Dr. Oz

Nancy Nkansah, PharmD, a faculty member in the UCSF School of Pharmacy, appears with Mehmet Oz, MD, on The Dr. Oz Show to caution consumers about 5 over-the-counter-drugs that are often misused.

  1. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS)
  2. Antihistamines
  3. Proton pump inhibitors
  4. Acetaminophen
  5. Multi-symptom cold and flu medicines

The Dr. Oz Show segment, “The Dangers of OTC Drugs,” was broadcast January 12, 2011.


[The Dangers of OTC Drugs Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4][all videos no longer available online]


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