OTC Pain Relief: Which Is Safest?

Different types of over the counter pain pills scattered on a surfaceWhen you have a painful joint or tension headache and go to your pharmacy for pain relief, you can be easily overwhelmed with the options for over-the-counter medication (OTC). There are the standards: Aspirin, Motrin, Advil, Aleve, and Tylenol, and then there are a host of generic choices that contain the active ingredient from these same best selling brands.