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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In Europe, earlier studies found a direct link between high nonprescription drug use and antibiotic resistance.
"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FDA has issued a revised draft guidance document entitled "Draft Guidance for Industry: Questions and Answers Regarding the Labeling of Dietary Supplements as Required by the Dietary Supplement and Nonprescription Drug Consumer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." This revised draft guidance is intended to assist the industry in complying with the labeling requirements prescribed for dietary supplement manufactures, packers and distributors by the Dietary Supplement and Nonprescription Drug Consumer Protection Act.
J&J gained rights to the nonprescription drug in its $16.6 billion purchase of Pfizer's consumer unit in December 2006.
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 crew's performance may also have been impaired by the combined effects of a nonprescription drug used to help sleep, jet-lag and fatigue, the AAIB said.
The FDA and the Nonprescription Drug Manufacturers Association oppose the idea of a three-class system.
Washington, D.C.: 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.
VARENNES, Quebec -- Sales growth in the Jean Coutu Group's franchise network of stores decelerated during fiscal 2016, impacted by generic drug trends and a milder cold and flu season that cut into nonprescription drug sales during the fourth quarter.
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.