Tools

KnowYourOTCs.org wants to help you spread the word about safe use, storage, and disposal of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines.

The materials below provide information to help parents, grandparents, and other caregivers safely store OTCs in their homes, and are available for you to order free of charge for display and distribution in your home, office, school, or waiting room.

Additional educational tools in English and Spanish are coming soon!

*For order quantities over 25, please contact akemper@chpa.org to place your order. Please allow up to 2 weeks for shipping. We regret that we cannot ship international orders.


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A Parent’s Guide to Pediatric Dosing Infographic

When little ones are sick, many parents rely on over-the-counter (OTC) medicines to help them feel better. Explore this visual guide to pediatric dosing and tips for parents using OTC medicines with kids. For more information about choosing and using oral OTC cough and cold medicines safely, here are tips for parents using OTC medicines.

Up and Away Poster

Approximately 60,000 young children end up in emergency departments every year because they got into medicines while their parent or caregiver was not looking. Know the facts. Order or download this Up and Away poster as a reminder to store medicines up and away and out of sight of children.

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Up and Away Brochure

Approximately 60,000 children end up in emergency departments because they got into medicines while their parent or caregiver was not looking. Know the facts. Order or download this Up and Away brochure as a reminder to store medicines up and away and out of sight of children.

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Afiche para descargar

Cada año, más de 60,000 niños pequeños acaban en una sala de emergencias por haber ingerido medicamentos en un descuido de sus padres o de la persona que vela por ellos. Descargar este cartel arriba y lejos como un recordatorio para almacenar medicamentos para arriba y lejos y fuera de la vista de los niños.

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Vela por la seguridad de tus niños

Cada año, más de 60,000 niños pequeños acaban en una sala de emergencias por haber ingerido medicamentos en un descuido de sus padres o de la persona que vela por ellos.

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My Medicine Tracker

Use this medicine guide to keep track of your prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicines, and dietary supplements.

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Safe Medicine Disposal Poster

Once a medicine reaches its expiration date, it might not provide the treatment you need. Order or download this Safe Medicine Disposal poster, and hang it up as a reminder of how to safely throw away medicines when you clean out your medicine cabinet.

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