Whats in a Name

Which should you buy, the expensive name brand or the less-w w expensive store brand? When it comes to over-the-counter medications and vitamins, price may be the only difference. Often the same companies make the national brands and the store brands. Consumers who buy the more expensive versions may be paying extra for packaging and advertising. Compare the labels of several brands, and ask your pharmacist for advice.

ications (prescription or OTC) your child is taking that have been prescribed by another health care provider.

One more caution: Never give aspirin to your child without your child's doctor's approval. Aspirin has been linked to Reye syndrome (a serious and sometimes fatal disorder), especially when given to children with the flu or chicken pox. Aspirin can also interfere with the way your child's body handles other medicines. Be aware that aspirin can be "hidden" in many medications such as Pepto-Bismol, Excedrin, Alka-Seltzer, and others. Read the label on any medication you plan to give your child.

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