What Parents Should Know About Over-the-Counter Medicine Abuse
Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs can have serious side effects. And since they're easy to get hold of, abuse is an issue, too -- especially with teens. Know what's in your medicine cabinet ›
An ingredient called DXM can cause a euphoric high -- and dangerous side effects.
Drugs have changed since you were young. Take a look at what today's teens are abusing.
Medication errors can be dangerous. Know how to decipher the label.
It can be hard to spot drug use in teens because their lives are often in turmoil.
How much do you know about the pills you and your teen can pop without a prescription?
One way to help keep your teen from abusing cough medicine? Remove temptation.
Every parent wants a healthy teen, but sometimes it's tough to start the conversation.
ASK THE EXPERT
I take ibuprofen PM to help me get to sleep. Does the doctor approve?
You Might Also Like
Spotlight on Taking Care of Teen Health
Take the pledge to talk to your teen today about cough medicine abuse.Pledge Now
Did You Know?View Source
1 in 10 (10% or 2.4 million) teens report abusing cough medicine to get high.