Teacher Page>>. O VER T HE C OUNTER D RUGS. Now let’s open your mind. and your notebook. Let’s get started!!!!!. TEACHER PAGE OBJECTIVE: 1.To familiarize the students with facts pertaining to over-the-counter drugs (OTC)
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1.To familiarize the students with facts pertaining to over-the-counter drugs (OTC)
2. To understand the difference between OTC and prescription drugs
3. To understand the dangers of OTC drugs
1. The students will use their journals.
2. Students will list OTC drugs they have in their homes and possible dangers.
1. The teacher will click through eleven slides.
2. Each slide is self explanatory and answers are provided.
3. The teacher should preview the lesson prior to presenting it to the class.
How do prescription drugs differ from OTC drugs ?
Pain Killers - Aspirin
Cough Syrup - Robitussin
Laxative - Ex-lax
Antacid - Maalox
2. Cough syrup
People do not read the label.
People fail to follow the directions.
OTC drugs don’t have child-proof caps.
People put off seeing their doctors.
People mix medicines.
5. Gas Stations
Always read and follow label directions.
Keep them out of the reach of children.
Safely dispose of expired containers.
Consult your pharmacist if you’re not sure.
See your doctor if problem persists.
WHY WASTE YOUR LIFE!!!
Over The Counter Drugs
I. What are O.T.C. drugs?
How do they differ from prescription drugs?
II. List examples of O.T.C. drugs you have in your home.
III. What are the two most popular O.T.C. drugs?
IV. Can O.T.C. drugs be dangerous?
V. List five ways they can be dangerous.
VI. Where are O.T.C. drugs purchased?
VII. List five ways O.T. C. drugs can be made safer.