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nonprescription

(nŏn′prĭ-skrĭp′shən)
adj.
Sold legally without a physician's prescription; over-the-counter: nonprescription drugs.

Patient discussion about nonprescription

Q. What are some good non-prescription lotions for psoriasis

A. from some reason- bathing in the "dead sea" in Israel helps psoriasis. i know they sell mud from the dead sea in malls all over the U.S. try it- could be useful.

Q. question about frobmyagia what meds can i take over the counter i can take for the pain sometimes its hard to tell the chest pain from the fromyagia pain. i hurt so bad.

A. Except for drugs, other things you can try include aerobic exercise as well as strength exercise, salt bath or biofeedback, although these have less evidence for their effectiveness. Of course, before you start any exercise program, consult your doctor first so you could make it right.

You can read more here: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/fibromyalgia.html and here: http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/pain/treatment/061.printerview.html

Take care!

Q. Does anyone know an over the counter alternative to Lovaza, omega-3 acid ethyl esters? too expensive at Dr

A. there are all sort of companies that sell Omega-3, i buy from a company named Alsepa, but there are dozens of companies. but don't be tempted to buy a very cheap one, because they can be less purified.

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Using nonprescription antibiotics also can cause unanticipated side effects, such as rashes or allergic reactions.
Latino migrant workers cover 66 percent of people who take nonprescription antibiotics, while only 1 percent of clinic patients took the same medications without medical guidance.
The researchers found that depending on population characteristics, the prevalence of nonprescription antibiotic use varied from 1 to 66 percent, while storage of antibiotics for future use varied from 14 to 48 percent; the prevalence of intention to use antibiotics without a prescription was 25 percent.
The results showed that the nonprescription sales of antibiotics were most common for Amoxicillin, Ciprofloxacin, and Azithromycin.
Under the revised Pharmaceutical Affairs Act, convenience store and supermarket chain operators will be allowed to sell most nonprescription products such as cold and stomach medicines at outlets staffed with registered sales clerks.
Pursuant to the Congressmen's request, the GAO updated its 1995 evaluation in a report released in early 2009, Nonprescription Drugs: Considerations Regarding a Behind-the-Counter Drug Class.
This study adds important information about the frequency of use of nonprescription medications and supplements in the US.
'But what people don't fully appreciate is that nonprescription drugs can interact with prescription drugs and even other nonprescription drugs.'
A review of information presented at a joint Nonprescription Drugs and Pediatric Advisory Committee meeting in October 2007, along with reports received by FDA officials about side effects, led to the conclusion that over-the-counter cough and cold remedies are neither safe nor effective for infants and children younger than 2.
approval to copy Johnson & Johnson's (New Brunswick NJ) nonprescription allergy medicine Zyrtec.
The FDA has approved Zyrtec-D (cetirizine HCl 5 mg and pseudoephedrine HCl 120 mg), an allergy drug, for nonprescription use in adults and children 12 years of age and older.
Another infant had received a prescription combination of pseudoephedrine, carbinoxamine, and dextromethorphan and also a nonprescription medicine containing both pseudoephedrine and acetaminophen.