over-the-counter drug


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over-the-counter drug

A therapeutic agent that does not require a prescription, which the FDA feels can be safely self-prescribed by non-physicians. Cf Prescription drug, Under-the-counter.
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Over-the-counter drugs are typically intended for less serious, more easily diagnosable ailments, such as allergies or headaches.
The Over-the-Counter Drug Book provides needed information on a huge number of non-prescription drugs to enable individuals to properly and safely self-medicate.
Over-the-counter drug use has grown from modest to startling proportions over the last 18 months, Hedrick said, noting that one in 10 kids have reported using cough medicine to get high.
Over-the-counter drug strategies employers can use to generate hard-dollar savings will be discussed in a Webcast hosted by the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) from 2:00 to 3:30 p.
Tokyo, Japan, Jan 27, 2006 - (JCN) - SS Pharmaceutical announced on January 26 that it will begin distributing over-the-counter drug BEARBERIX through pharmacies and drugs stores nationwide on February 1.
Miconazole Cream is an over-the-counter drug indicated for the treatment of vaginal yeast infections (Candidiasis).
Tokyo, Japan, Oct 28, 2005 - (JCNN) - Zepharma announced on October 27 that it will release PITRUN A, an over-the-counter drug for treating urinary hesitancy and frequency, on November 1.
Loperamide Hydrochloride Caplet is an over-the-counter drug indicated for the control and symptomatic relief of acute, non-specific diarrhea.
Loperamide Hydrochloride Liquid is an over-the-counter drug indicated for the control and symptomatic relief of acute, non-specific diarrhea.
We are all constantly reminded of possible airborne allergens by full-page newspaper ads, TV weather reports sponsored by prescription medication and over-the-counter drug companies and homeopathic herbs with strange-sounding names.
Herbal extracts, which barely registered among vitamin and over-the-counter drug makers five years ago, have become the category's fastest-growing segment.
a marketer and distributor of over-the-counter drug, household cleaning and personal care products.

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