OTC Update: A Look at Efficacy and Safety


Your patients rely on over-the-counter (OTC) products for a wide range of minor ailments and chronic conditions. But they often need your guidance to make wise selections and use those products safely. Get all the latest updates on OTC changes and learn through patient cases how you can improve the safe and effective use of OTC products.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this application-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. List products that entered or were removed from the over-the-counter (OTC) marketplace during 2016 and the first quarter of 2017.
  2. Summarize information that should be provided to patients about these new or discontinued OTC products.
  3. Describe recent literature evaluating the potential benefits and risks of nonprescription products for various conditions or preventive health care.
  4. Given various patient cases, make self-care recommendations that are supported by evidence-based medicine.
Stefanie Ferreri, PHARMD, FAPhA
UNC School of Pharmacy
Daniel Krinsky,
Manager, MTM Services
Learning Level: Level 2
Pathway: Meeting Highlights Video on Demand
Track: Clinical Patient Care and Services
Session Time Slot(s): 
Sunday, March 26
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Moscone - Esplanade 305
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-17-060-L04-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .2
Activity Type: