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Adolescents' use of prescribed drugs and over-the-counter preparations.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of public health medicine
Publication Date
Volume
18
Issue
4
Pages
437–442
Identifiers
PMID: 9023803
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The levels of use of over-the-counter drugs, particularly those with potential side effects, indicate that further studies are needed to examine patterns of use in more detail and that health education about self-medication is appropriate among young people aged 11-12 years and above.

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