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How should I take analgesics?

Because there are so many different types and combinations of analgesics, there are also many different ways to take it. You should follow the directions of your doctor and those printed on the medication container. Analgesics and antipyretics are available in a variety of forms including tablet, capsule, liquid, drops, extended-release, quick-dissolve, or suppository. When you first begin taking analgesics, you should not participate in any activities, such as driving, until you know how the medication will affect you.

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