over-the-counter drug

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Noun1.over-the-counter drug - a drug that is sold without a prescriptionover-the-counter drug - 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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Russia has recently prepared a videoreport that claimed that methadone is a nonprescription drug in Kyrgyzstan," she noticed during the plenary session on September 25.
They explain the development of the Code of Ethics, its content, the foundations of ethical decision making, the steps of ethical analysis, the pharmacist-patient relationship, communication, prescription and nonprescription drug distribution, issues like dealing with terminal illness and alternative medicines, and emerging concerns.
FDA has issued a revised draft guidance document entitled "Draft Guidance for Industry: Questions and Answers Regarding the Labeling of Dietary Supplements as Required by the Dietary Supplement and Nonprescription Drug Consumer Protection Act: Revision 1.
J&J gained rights to the nonprescription drug in its $16.
Available as a prescription drug since 2001, Zyrtec-D is now approved as a nonprescription drug for the relief of symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies such as, runny nose, sneezing, itchy, watery eyes, itching of the nose or throat, and nasal congestion.
The report said the judgment of the two pilots and one cockpit crew observer could have been impaired 'by the combined effects of a nonprescription drug, jet-lag and fatigue'.
The FDA and the Nonprescription Drug Manufacturers Association oppose the idea of a three-class system.
The Food and Drug Administration has prohibited the inclusion of 223 nonprescription drug ingredients in products because no proof has been presented to confirm their effectiveness.
to lower their prices as a deregulatory measure to facilitate sales of nonprescription drug products took effect in early June.
Disease oriented chapters provide information on nonprescription medications including indications, dosages, interactions, efficacy and safety evidence, medical conditions or symptoms amenable to self treatment, prescription-to-nonprescription reclassifications, and nonprescription drug withdrawals from the market.
This draft guidance document is intended to assist the dietary supplement industry in complying with the labeling requirements prescribed for dietary supplement manufacturers, packers, and distributors by the Dietary Supplement and Nonprescription Drug Consumer Protection Act (Pub.
The pamphlet focuses on the new nonprescription Drug Facts label being used on a variety of products and explains how to check for package tampering, read the ingredients, check expiration dates, note lot numbers and what to do if an overdose occurs.