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What is a good safety rule when taking a multi-symptom medication?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
When taking a multi-symptom cold or flu medication, make sure you have at least 3/4 of the symptoms it’s treating. Otherwise choose a single-ingredient medication to avoid putting excess chemicals in your body.

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