over-the-counter medicine

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Noun1.over-the-counter medicine - a drug that is sold without a prescriptionover-the-counter medicine - a drug that is sold without a prescription
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
ethical drug, prescription drug, prescription medicine, prescription - a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist; "he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly"
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com)-- The Traveling Over-the-Counter Medicine Band (The TOTCM Band) released their 7th studio album in December 2017.
Sanofi, a France-based pharmaceutical company, and its United States consumer healthcare division, Chattem, have launched a new over-the-counter medicine, Nasacort Allergy 24HR Nasal Spray, in the United States, it was reported yesterday.
Care, which sells over-the-counter medicine products, has reported that sales in its winter wellness category were up 45 per cent in June compared with the same period last year.
Under the new standard, the cost of an over-the-counter medicine or drug cannot be reimbursed from the account unless a prescription is obtained.
The launch of Prevacid24HR for the treatment of frequent heartburn is a milestone in the over-the-counter medicine category, expanding the treatment choices for the millions of adults who suffer from frequent heartburn," says Dirk Van de Put, global head, over the counter business unit for Novartis.
Six months ago, a cholesterol-lowering drug called Mevacor was set to be reclassified as an over-the-counter medicine, a move that would have made the drug physically and financially available to people like Alston.
By contrast aspirin, a commonly used, over-the-counter medicine, causes hundreds of deaths each year.
It may be an over-the-counter medicine, not a dietary supplement, but odds are you've got a bottle of aspirin sitting next to your vitamins.
Own label painkillers remain grocery's most lucrative over-the-counter medicine, according to IMS Consumer Health.
In January this year, the company's anti-travel sickness tablet Travacalm was recalled after faulty batches of the tablets sent 19 people to hospital and 68 others experienced potentially life threatening adverse reactions to the over-the-counter medicine.
adviser to travelers throughout the world: "Assemble a medical kit for a dancer of any age that includes one-, three-, and five-inch tapes; Ace Bandages with metal clamps or in self-adhesive form; an over-the-counter medicine such as Tylenol or Advil (to be used sparingly, if at all), or an acetaminophen product if you are a nonaspirin user; an analgesic balm such as Kiehl's Body Rub; an antidiarrheal medication such as Kaopectate or Pepto-Bismol; Bacitracin, for minor cuts, burns, and scrapes; small scissors and tweezers; an antibiotic, such as Cipro or Neosporin; and a decongestant for allergies.
Many people don't realize that this applies to prescription and over-the-counter medicine just as much as any other drug.

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