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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Bristol-Myers Squibb Company announced that effective July 1, 2019 it has completed its previously announced divestment of its consumer health business, UPSA, to Taisho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd (Taisho), the largest over-the-counter drug company in Japan.
NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) announced today that effective July 1, 2019 it has completed its previously announced divestment of its consumer health business, UPSA, to Taisho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd (Taisho), the largest over-the-counter drug company in Japan.
Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co Inc, headquartered in Saga and Tokyo, Japan, is a pharmaceutical company that develops and markets prescription and over-the-counter drug products.
Information agency Over-count, which helps people with over-the-counter drug addiction, has been inundated with new clients over the winter.
Red Book provides the latest pricing and product information on prescription and over-the-counter drug products within the industry, enabling healthcare professionals to quickly answer drug-related questions with information for 200,000+ prescription and over-the-counter drugs, nutraceuticals, and bulk chemicals.
Tamara feels sick and generally buys an over-the-counter drug for her cold symptoms.
APHA called for steps to streamline FDA's over-the-counter monograph system, the regulatory process for reviewing the safety and effectiveness of over-the-counter drug ingredients.
The statement follows a recent move by FDA requesting additional scientific data to support the safety and effectiveness of certain active ingredients used in health care antiseptics marketed under the over-the-counter drug monograph.
to provide clients with a more comprehensive look at the over-the-counter drug market.
False or potentially misleading claims may be more frequent in over-the-counter drug ads than ads for prescription drugs - 6 of 10 claims in prescription drug ads were misleading or false, while 8 of 10 claims in OTC drug ads were misleading or false.
Pharmstandard's over-the-counter drug sales amounted to RUB14.79bn (USD448.8m/EUR342.9m) in 2012, making up 29% of the company's revenue, Bloomberg notes.Country: RussiaSector: PharmaceuticalsTarget: the over-the-counter (OTC) drug businessBuyer: Unnamed buyersVendor: OAO Pharmstandard Type: DivestmentStatus: SpeculationComment: Target's value speculated at some USD2.5bn.
More than 9 in 10 Americans prefer to use an over-the-counter drug to treat a minor ailment before seeking medical care, and 88% believe people should try to treat minor ailments before seeking help from a physician or health care provider, according to a survey from consulting firm Edelman Berland.

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