behind-the-counter medicine

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behind-the-counter medicine

A generic term for a medicine which is dispensed by a pharmacist without a doctor’s prescription. Such medications include strengths, chemicals and sizes that may cause interactions or require some form of instruction by the pharmacist.
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But the refusal to change the regulations in Wales means that while blushingbuyer would be unable to sell prescription and other pharmacy-only medication to Welsh customers, people in Wales would be able to buy from the company's competitors just over the border.
Exceptions are the subject lots: Lot numbers 002, 006, 032, 052, 053, 071, 092, 104 (WNK 01, 02, 03 and 04), 151, 249, where only non-prescription, pharmacy-only medications may be offered.