over-the-counter (drug)


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non·pre·scrip·tion drug

(non'prĕ-skrip'shŭn drŭg)
A pharmaceutical that may be obtained without a physician's prescription.
Synonym(s): over-the-counter medication.

o·ver-the-coun·ter (drug)

(OTC) (ō'vĕr kown'tĕr)
Denotes drugs or therapeutic aids sold to the consumer without the necessity of prescription provided by a health care professional.
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