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    11 May

    The Dangers of Over-The-Counter Medications

    Headaches.

    Cramps.

    They're all so easy to treat with an over-the-counter pain reliever, right?

    It's readily available. It works. You can go home, grab 2 or 3 ibuprofen, and 20 minutes, 30 minutes later, you pain is gone," said Ryan Loewenstein of Omaha.

    When it comes to ibuprofen, experts say 1 in 10 people are exceeding the suggested daily limit. That's concerning for Dr. Bret Hays at Methodist Physicians Clinic - HealthWest.

    WOWT"s Jessica Gill: Pill Popping for Pain: The Dangers of Over-the-Counter Meds