Information compiled by Dr. Tracy Hagemann & Brandi Binkley for PFP media

Download the printable reference table below of common OTC drugs, side effects and training tips.

For a more in-depth understanding of the effects of common over-the-counter medications your clients may be taking and how to ensure you are making the best training decisions, read “What are your clients taking before workouts? Know the effects of over-the-counter medications,” originally featured in our Winter 2017 issue.

Article References

1. Drug applications for over-the-counter (OTC) drugs. Food and Drug Administration website. Accessed January 7, 2017

2. OTC value. Consumer Healthcare Products Association website. Accessed January 6, 2017

3. Deloitte 2012 Survey of U.S. Health Care Consumers: The performance of the health care system and health care reform. Accessed January 7, 2017

4. American Colllege of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Allergy Facts. Accessed January 7, 2017

5. American Gastroenterological Association. GERD. Accessed January 7, 2017

6. Kaufman DW, Kelly JP, Rosenberg L, Anderson TE, Mitchell AA. Recent patterns of medication use in the ambulatory adult population of the United States: the Slone survey. JAMA. 2002; 287:337–344.