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over-the-counter

(ō′vər-thə-koun′tər)
adj. Abbr. OTC
Sold legally without a doctor's prescription: over-the-counter drugs.

over-the-counter

adjective Referring to a medical drug or device that can be purchased by a consumer without a doctor’s prescription.
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As part of their $1.2 million settlement, Dollar General, Dollar Tree, and Family Dollar must make "significant reforms to their policies and procedures." They are required to enact a system to record and track expiration dates of over-the-counter drugs, enforce the policies and procedures, requiring employees to rotate stock, conduct monthly audits, and conduct a third-party audit at 10 percent of their stores for at least one year.
The cost of prescription and over-the-counter drugs take a heavy toll on household budgets for too many Americans, said Isakson, who is a member of two Senate committees that have oversight of the healthcare system.
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Fleet, founded in 1869 and headquartered in Lynchburg, VA, is a market leader in the Personal Healthcare and over-the-counter industry with such product lines as Summer's Eve, Fleet, Pedia-Lax, Phazyme, and Boudreaux's.
Common problems such as headaches, period pains or toothache can often be treated with over-the-counter pain relief when required.
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