Steven Findlay is an independent medical and health policy journalist and a contributing editor/writer for Consumer Reports. He derives some of his posts and insights from Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs, a grant-funded public information and education program that evaluates prescription drugs based on authoritative, peer-reviewed research.
Over-the-counter drugs known as NSAIDs can cause ulcers, kidney failure and stroke
Such drugs can be dangerous and ineffective. Here's what you can try instead.