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An Over-the-Counter Overdose 

An Over-the-Counter Overdose
An Over-the-Counter Overdose

Mazen O. Al-Qadi

, Sarah B. Nelson

, and Bernardo J. Selim

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date: 28 January 2021

Over-the-counter formulations of salicylates are widely available and exist in the form of acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin), methyl salicylate (wintergreen oil), and bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol). In addition, salicylates can be found in combination with other commonly used medications, including antihistamines and narcotics.

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