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non·pre·scrip·tion

 (nŏn′prĭ-skrĭp′shən)
adj.
Sold legally without a physician's prescription; over-the-counter: nonprescription drugs.

nonprescription

(ˌnɒnprɪˈskrɪpʃən)
adj
1. (Commerce) (of drugs, lenses, etc) not prescribed
2. (Medicine) (of drugs, lenses, etc) not prescribed

non•pre•scrip•tion

(ˌnɒn prɪˈskrɪp ʃən)

adj.
(of drugs) legally purchasable without a doctor's prescription; over-the-counter.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nonprescription - purchasable without a doctor's prescription; "nonprescription drugs"; "an over-the-counter cold remedy"
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
prescription - available only with a doctor's written prescription; "a prescription drug"
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