Are all over-the-counter medications safe?

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Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Not all over-the-counter products are 100% safe. It is important to read the labels of your medications. Learn more in this video with Dr. Oz and Pharmacist Nancy Nkansah.

 

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